Riverhead has a general population of 10,513 and an overall student population of 268. Approximately 268 of Riverhead's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Riverhead, the largest special education school, by student population, is Long Island University-Riverhead. In 2010, Long Island University-Riverhead graduated approximately 12 students from its special education program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a special education degree in Riverhead. If you decide to attend a special education school in Riverhead, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,708.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for special education related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Riverhead, your job prospects are good. There were 22,630 special education professionals working in New York and 4,070 working in the greater Riverhead area in 2010. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Riverhead will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Riverhead is $82,340 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.