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2021 Highest Paid Special Education Graduates in Connecticut

89 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,350 Avg Salary
$23,583 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Special Education Graduates in ConnecticutSpecial Education is the #67 most popular major in Connecticut with 89 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.0% of all the special ed bachelor's degrees in the country. The special ed school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Special Ed Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Special Education Graduates in Connecticut ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in special ed.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Special Education Majors

After graduation, special education majors from schools in Connecticut earn an average salary of $35,350 per year. That's not so great, since it is 11% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $36,194 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in special ed.

Average Salary for Special Ed Graduates from Schools in Connecticut  35,350
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70,800
Average Salary for Special Ed Graduates from Schools Nationwide  36,194
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70,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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70,800

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2021 Highest Paid Special Education Grads in Connecticut

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid special education majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Special Ed Graduates in Connecticut

Our rankings recognize University of Connecticut as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UCONN is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Storrs.

The average amount in student loans that special ed majors at UCONN take out while working on their bachelor's is $19,777. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $221.

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Southern Connecticut State University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize city of New Haven, SCSU is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in special ed from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $43,500.

The average amount in student loans that special ed majors at SCSU take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,070. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $234, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

University of Hartford earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Uhart is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of West Hartford. Students who receive their bachelor's in special ed from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $27,200.

Special Ed majors at Uhart take out an average of $27,048 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $280, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Special Education Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Special Education Colleges in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 225 100
Rhode Island 156 92
New Hampshire 153 23
Maine 152 20
Vermont 148 7

One of 14 majors within the Education area of study, Special Education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 246
Teacher Education Subject Specific 212
Other Education 14
Instructional Media Design 1

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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