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Jobs for Special Education Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 18,330 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

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Wages for Special Education Jobs in Pennsylvania

Special Ed grads earn an average of $63,260 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.

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There are 67 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
17,719 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $22,495.

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206 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,860 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

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128 Degrees in Major Awarded

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year. The 5.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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119 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
6,779 Total Students

The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at St. Joe's. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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84 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
8,427 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,230.

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72 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
10,037 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $22,448. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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71 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
7,456 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 91% of students get financical aid.

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67 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
7,890 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year. The 7.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at Kutztown University.

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57 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
5,835 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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Holy Family University

Philadelphia
57 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
3,087 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $14,362. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%.

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Special Education Careers in PA

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 13% $45,480
Special Education Teachers 11% $66,220
Special Education Professors 6% $61,250
Middle School Special Education Teachers 5% $64,060
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 5% $64,380
Special Education Preschool Teachers 5% $51,960

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to special ed.

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3,828
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2,006
Educational Administration 1,962
General Education 1,094
Student Counseling 542
Curriculum & Instruction 427
Other Education 345
Instructional Media Design 342

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