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2021 Highest Paid Special Education Graduates in Arizona

601 Bachelor's Degrees
$36,014 Avg Salary
$20,509 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Special Education Graduates in ArizonaSpecial Education is the #24 most popular major in Arizona with 601 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 8,866 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 6.8% were from a college or university in the state. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Special Ed list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Special Education Graduates in Arizona ranking analyzed 5 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in special ed.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after 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.

Salaries of Special Education Majors After Graduation

After graduation, special education majors from schools in Arizona earn an average salary of $36,014 per year. That's not so great, since it is 10% 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 Arizona  36,014
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72,000
Average Salary for Special Ed Graduates from Schools Nationwide  36,194
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72,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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72,000

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2021 Highest Paid Special Education Grads in Arizona

The highest paid special ed majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Special Ed Graduates in Arizona

#1

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Arizona is a very large public school located in the large city of Tucson. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, special ed majors make an average salary of $30,400.

Special Ed majors at Arizona take out an average of $19,035 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $180, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Northern Arizona University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. NAU is a very large public school located in the city of Flagstaff. Special Ed majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $36,600.

On average, special ed graduates from NAU take out $20,577 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $219, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Arizona State University - Tempe landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid special education school. Located in the city of Tempe, ASU - Tempe is a public college with a very large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in special ed from the school is $37,900.

After completing their bachelor's degree, special ed graduates from ASU - Tempe carry an average student debtload of $18,766. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $160, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

Grand Canyon University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid special education school. Grand Canyon University is a very large private for-profit school located in the city of Phoenix. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, special ed majors make an average salary of $33,500.

After completing their bachelor's degree, special ed graduates from Grand Canyon University carry an average student debtload of $41,982. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $450.

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Best Special Education Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Special Education Schools in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 229 70
Oklahoma 192 72
New Mexico 141 73

Special Education is one of 14 different types of Education programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Special Ed

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2,004
Teacher Education Subject Specific 216
Other Education 149
Educational Assessment 83
General Education 5

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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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