Wayne has a total population of 54,069 and a student population of 11,241. Of these students, 10,820 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Wayne's largest special education school is William Paterson University of New Jersey. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from William Paterson University of New Jersey with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a special education degree in Wayne. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,668 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wayne special education schools was an average of $31,422 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Wayne-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,688.
If you plan on staying in Wayne after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Wayne, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 10,850 special education professionals in New Jersey. Of these special education professionals, 13,770 were working in the greater Wayne area. By the year 2018, the number of special education professionals is expected to increase by 14% in Wayne. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Wayne is $62,020 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.