Does your dream degree lead to your dream salary?
After graduation, education and teaching graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $73,685, while the bottom 20% make closer to $25,150. The median grad salary is $43,048.
Education and Teaching graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in education and teaching is $33,220, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $40,625.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for education and teaching graduates
The highest paying career for education and teaching graduates is education administrator, with top salaries averaging around $57,701.
As per most recent US census
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