Milwaukee, WI (population: 606,508) has three special education schools within its city limits. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the highest ranked school in the city with a special education program, has a total student population of 30,418. It is the 1867th highest ranked school in the USA and the 28th highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison). To learn more about special education programs in Milwaukee, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of special education professors at University of Wisconsin such as Kim Abler, Richard Brosio, Thandeka Chapman, Faith Crampton, Beverly Cross, and Carol Eichinger.
Special Education students from Milwaukee schools who go on to become special education teachers, special education educators, special educators, sign language interpreters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 146,240 people working as special education teachers, secondary school alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,420. Also, Special education teachers, middle school make on average $54,750 per year and there are about 102,490 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area alone, there are 390 employed special education teachers, middle school earning an average salary of $48,950. Special education teachers, secondary school in this area earn $60,110/yr and there are 360 employed.
Milwaukee lies in Milwaukee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area has 817,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $21.19/hr average worker wage, and a $44,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.442 out of every 1000 jobs in Milwaukee are held by special education teachers, secondary school, and 0.477/1000 are held by special education teachers, middle school.
Of the 3 special education schools in Milwaukee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cardinal Stritch University comes out as the most expensive ($20,556/yr) for special education students, with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as the lowest, reported at only $10,693/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Milwaukee|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||4.6 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||54.7 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||60.3 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||67.1 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||68.4 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||68.5 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||69.7 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||71.3 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||73.9 miles|