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Schools Offering Teaching Programs in Kansas


Around 2.5% of Kansas's graduates graduate from teaching degree programs every year. That means an estimated 2,313 teachers graduate from Kansas' 34 teaching schools each year.

Top Schools

Southwestern College, which is located in Winfield, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a teaching program. It received a ranking of 46th in the country in 2010. 51 students graduated with a degree in teaching from Southwestern College in 2010. Southwestern College charged in-state students $20,656 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Kansas that has a teaching program is Newman University. Newman University, which was ranked 47th in the country in 2010, is located in Wichita. In 2010, 93 students graduated from Newman University teaching program. The tuition rate at Newman University was $20,712 per year.

Sterling College, which was ranked 47th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a teaching program. It is located in Sterling. In 2010, 20 students graduated from Sterling College teaching program. The tuition rate at Sterling College was $19,000 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kansas teaching school, average tuition will be $11,695 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $430 per year to $22,280 per year. The Kansas teaching schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Baker University - located in Baldwin City, students are charged $22,280 per year
  2. Newman University - located in Wichita, students are charged $20,712 per year
  3. Hesston College - located in Hesston, students are charged $20,700 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Kansas teaching schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Haskell Indian Nations University - located in Lawrence, students are charged $430 per year
  2. Independence Community College - located in Independence, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year

A teaching degree from a Kansas school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs teaching graduates in Kansas pursue include primary school education administrator, education administrator, business teacher, computer science teacher, and mathematical science teacher. 39,790 teachers were working in Kansas in 2010. Of these, 750 were english teachers. In addition, 2,170 were primary school education administrators, and 1,510 were education administrators. The Kansas counties with the largest populations of teacher are:

  1. Allen County - 14,100 teachers
  2. Butler County - 8,390 teachers
  3. Jackson County - 2,620 teachers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of teachers is expected to grow by 18% by 2018. There are projected to be 42,830 teachers working in Kansas then. Of these 42,830 teachers, the government predicts that an unknown number will be english teachers, 2,500 will be primary school education administrators, and 1,700 will be education administrators.

Salary

On average, teachers earn $56,046 per year. In 2010, however, some Kansas teacher earned as little as less than $15,800 per year or as much as more than $156,380 per year. Teachers in the following Kansas counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Butler County - $56,895 per year
  2. Jackson County - $51,809 per year
  3. Geary County - $51,000 per year

Teachers in the following counties in Kansas make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Douglas County - $49,773 per year
  2. Allen County - $50,825 per year
  3. Geary County - $51,000 per year

On average, the highest paid teachers in Kansas were:

  1. Education Administrator - $81,110 per year
  2. Primary School Education Administrator - $77,400 per year
  3. Postsecondary Teacher - $70,650 per year

The teachers with lowest average salaries in Kansas were:

  1. Middle School Vocational Teacher - $41,960 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $38,480 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in teaching in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as early childhood education or special 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 Teaching in Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Teaching in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Teaching in Kansas
  • Doctoral Degree in Teaching in Kansas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other n/a $70,650
2
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 17,100 $42,910 -0.2%
3
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 7,980 $44,420 -9.5%
4
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 2,380 $47,300 8.2%
5
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 2,170 $77,400 -0.9%
6
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 1,770 $45,330 26.4%
7
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 1,510 $81,110 36.0%
8
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,320 $44,740 61.0%
9
Instructional Coordinators 960 $55,930 17.1%
10
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 870 $64,900 4.8%
11
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 750 $48,960 21.0%
12
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 710 $59,070 42.0%
13
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 660 $51,360 10.0%
14
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 550 $67,440 -15.4%
15
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 440 $38,480 -39.7%
16
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 360 $60,570 -26.5%
17
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 160 $66,290
18
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 100 $41,960 -16.7%
 

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