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Schools Offering Education Programs in Florida


Around 1.8% of Florida's graduates graduate from education degree programs every year. That means an estimated 8,904 education professionals graduate from Florida's 82 education schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Florida that has a education program is University of Miami. University of Miami, which was ranked 20th in the country in 2010, is located in Miami. In 2010, University of Miami graduated 60 students from its education program. University of Miami charged in-state students $37,836 in tuition fees per year.

University of Central Florida, which was ranked 20th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Florida that has a education program. It is located in Orlando. 1,127 students graduated with degree in education from University of Central Florida in 2010. University of Central Florida charged in-state students $5,021 in tuition fees per year.

University of South Florida-Main Campus, which was ranked 20th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Florida that has a education program. It is located in Tampa. 748 students graduated with degree in education from University of South Florida-Main Campus in 2010. University of South Florida-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,198 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Education schools in Florida, charge students an average tuition of $8,932 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $37,836 per year, or as little as $2,158 per year. In 2010, the education schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Florida were:

  1. University of Miami - located in Miami, students are charged $37,836 per year
  2. Rollins College - located in Winter Park, students are charged $37,640 per year
  3. Stetson University - located in De Land, students are charged $33,424 per year

The following Florida education schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Palm Beach State College - located in Lake Worth, students are charged $2,158 per year
  2. Santa Fe College - located in Gainesville, students are charged $2,167 per year
  3. Pensacola State College - located in Pensacola, students are charged $2,179 per year

An education degree from a Florida school... what next?

Many Florida education graduates become a postsecondary vocational teacher, social science teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, and business teacher. If you decide to work as an education professional in Florida, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 163,240 Florida education professional as of 2010. This number includes 6,990 instructional coordinators, 7,200 postsecondary vocational teachers, and social science teachers. The Florida counties with the largest populations of education professional are:

  1. Hernando County - 25,180 education professionals
  2. Lake County - 21,040 education professionals
  3. Baker County - 12,640 education professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of education professionals in the state of Florida will grow to 150,290. This would require a 13% growth in the field.

Salary

education professionals in Florida earn $67,971 per year on average. However, Florida education professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,720 per year to more than $163,980 per year in 2010. Education professionals in the following Florida counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Alachua County - $80,483 per year
  2. Broward County - $80,183 per year
  3. Miami-Dade County - $77,306 per year

The Florida counties with the lowest average salary for education professionals are:

  1. Bay County - $44,100 per year
  2. DeSoto County - $44,296 per year
  3. Bradford County - $44,860 per year

The education professionals with highest average salaries in Florida were:

  1. Health Specialties Teacher - $108,140 per year
  2. Education Administrator - $95,370 per year
  3. Business Teacher - $86,740 per year

The education professionals with lowest average salaries in Florida were:

  1. Elementary School Teacher - $49,820 per year
  2. Kindergarten Teacher - $49,220 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in education in Florida and to compare salaries with various related fields such as teaching or elementary education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Education in Florida
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Florida
  • Master's Degree in Education in Florida
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Florida
  • Certificate in Education in Florida

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other n/a $70,710
2
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 73,150 $49,820 16.3%
3
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 30,780 $50,770 8.8%
4
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 10,920 $49,220 -0.1%
5
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 9,920 $69,860 -41.4%
6
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 8,340 $108,140 28.3%
7
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 7,200 $51,350 32.6%
8
Instructional Coordinators 6,990 $53,830 10.3%
9
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 4,330 $86,740 46.3%
10
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 2,830 $69,680 21.5%
11
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 2,750 $51,320 -18.9%
12
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 2,520 $70,980 9.6%
13
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,700 $82,570 4.3%
14
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 910 $59,210 -21.6%
15
Education Administrators, All Other 900 $95,370 12.5%
 

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