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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2015
21,202
declining -5.31%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
$6,881
growing 4.52%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
$28,228
growing 2.97%
Average Wage
$51,043
growing 2.31%
People in Workforce
4.97M
declining -0.59%
Average Employee Age
46.4
growing 0.26%

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in General Special Education & Teaching and the types of students that study this field. Grand Canyon University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Bank Street College of Education and Saint Joseph's College-New York have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in General Special Education & Teaching. Tuition costs for General Special Education & Teaching majors are, on average, $6,881 for in-state public colleges, and $28,228 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with General Special Education & Teaching programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Education graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Education majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Education majors, by average wage, is Aluminum production & processing.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Education in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Education is 46.4, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Education degrees, and White students earn the majority (15,513) of the degrees.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the General Special Education & Teaching field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. General Special Education & Teaching majors need many skills, but most especially Learning Strategies. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that General Special Education & Teaching majors need more than the average amount of Learning Strategies, Service Orientation, and Social Perceptiveness.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for General Special Education & Teaching majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Learning Strategies is very distinctive for majors, but the Learning Strategies, Active Listening, and Reading Comprehension are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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