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Jobs for Special Education Grads in Rhode Island

In this state, there are 1,870 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.


Wages for Special Education Jobs in Rhode Island

Special Ed grads earn an average of $70,720 in the state and $62,500 nationwide.


There are 5 colleges in Rhode Island that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:


Providence College

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
4,821 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $48,700 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at Providence.

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Rhode Island College

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
7,072 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.60%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 93% of students get financical aid.

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14 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,771 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The 1.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. An average student at Salve Regina will pay a net price of $34,644.

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10 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,684 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,878. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,000 after earning their degree at this institution. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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4 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
17,649 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 67%. The student loan default rate of 4.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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Special Education Careers in RI

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 7% $42,840
Special Education Teachers 5% $79,300
Middle School Special Education Teachers 3% $71,310
Special Education Professors 3% $75,350
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 2% $72,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Teacher Education Grade Specific 316
Teacher Education Subject Specific 175
General Education 82
Educational Administration 74
Student Counseling 50
Other Education 47
Teaching English or French 37
Multilingual Education 9

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