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Schools Offering Education Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 2.4% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in education. That means an estimated 5,998 education professionals graduate from Georgia's 50 education schools each year.

Top Schools

Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a education program. It is located in Atlanta. 34 students graduated with a degree in education from Emory University in 2010. Emory University charged in-state students $39,158 in tuition fees per year.

University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a education program. It is located in Athens. 589 students graduated with degree in education from University of Georgia in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

Georgia State University, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a education program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Georgia State University graduated 400 students from its education programs. Tuition at Georgia State University was $8,698 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia education school, average tuition will be $11,908 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,268 per year to $39,158 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia education schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The education schools in Georgia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Georgia Northwestern Technical College - located in Rome, students are charged $2,268 per year
  2. Sandersville Technical College - located in Sandersville, students are charged $2,268 per year
  3. Heart of Georgia Technical College - located in Dublin, students are charged $2,280 per year

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

education graduates in Georgia can go into a variety of professions such as postsecondary vocational teacher, social science teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, and business teacher. In 2010, there were 101,010 education professional working in Georgia, including 4,810 instructional coordinators, 4,330 postsecondary vocational teachers, and 60 social science teachers. The Georgia counties with the largest populations of education professional are:

  1. Barrow County - 54,490 education professionals
  2. Burke County - 5,230 education professionals
  3. Appling County - 4,760 education professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of education professionals is expected to grow by 22% by 2018. There are projected to be 107,910 education professionals working in Georgia then. Of these 107,910 education professionals, the government predicts that 6,740 will be instructional coordinators, an unknown number will be postsecondary vocational teachers, and an unknown number will be social science teachers.

Salary

On average, education professionals earn a salary of $63,024 per year in Georgia state. However, this number is only an average. Education professional in Georgia had varying salaries from $16,090 to $153,750 per year in 2010. On average education professional earn the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Barrow County - $63,645 per year
  2. Bulloch County - $61,776 per year
  3. Floyd County - $61,170 per year

The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for education professional:

  1. Hall County - $44,879 per year
  2. Banks County - $49,970 per year
  3. Appling County - $49,979 per year

The education professionals with highest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Health Specialties Teacher - $100,130 per year
  2. Business Teacher - $84,850 per year
  3. Education Administrator - $82,180 per year

On average, the lowest paid education professionals in Georgia were:

  1. Postsecondary Vocational Teacher - $46,080 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $37,310 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in education in Georgia 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 Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Education in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Georgia
  • Certificate in Education in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 48,120 $53,190 -7.6%
2
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 22,320 $53,620 -7.9%
3
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 6,170 $50,280 -17.1%
4
Instructional Coordinators 4,810 $58,190 -42.2%
5
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 4,490 $100,130
6
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 4,330 $46,080 -9.6%
7
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 2,390 $84,850 0.8%
8
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,740 $54,850 2.4%
9
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 1,660 $37,310 -3.5%
10
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,580 $61,810 30.6%
11
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 950 $67,420 -19.5%
12
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 910 $66,800 -71.7%
13
Education Administrators, All Other 830 $82,180 -1.2%
14
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 650 $53,960 80.6%
15
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 60 $74,690 -73.9%
 

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