Elementary Education in Nevada

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Schools Offering Elementary Education Programs in Nevada


Approximately 1.1% of graduates in of Nevada receive elementary education degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 476 elementary educators graduate from Nevada's 9 elementary education schools.

Top Schools

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a elementary education program. It is located in Las Vegas. 115 students graduated with a degree in elementary education from University of Nevada-Las Vegas in 2010. Tuition at University of Nevada-Las Vegas was $5,808 per year.

The second-ranked school in Nevada with a elementary education program is University of Nevada-Reno, which is located in Reno. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. In 2010, University of Nevada-Reno graduated 77 students from its elementary education program. The tuition rate at University of Nevada-Reno was $5,561 per year.

Sierra Nevada College, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nevada that has a elementary education program. It is located in Incline Village. 91 students graduated with degree in elementary education from Sierra Nevada College in 2010. The tuition rate at Sierra Nevada College was $24,515 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Nevada elementary education school, average tuition will be $7,464 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,243 per year to $24,515 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nevada elementary education schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sierra Nevada College - located in Incline Village, students are charged $24,515 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus - located in Reno, students are charged $10,500 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $10,500 per year

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

  1. Great Basin College - located in Elko, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year

An elementary education degree from a Nevada school... what next?

A large number of Nevada elementary education graduates become elementary educators. Nevada had 11,710 elementary educators in 2010. In Nevada, the largest numbers of elementary educators work in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 7,870 elementary educators
  2. Elko County - 840 elementary educators
  3. Churchill County - 740 elementary educators

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of elementary educators is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 13,520 elementary educators working in the Nevada then.

Salary

An elementary educator in Nevada makes an average of $49,450 per year. However, Nevada elementary educators earned anywhere in the range from as less than $25,300 per year to more than $73,450 per year in 2010. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for an elementary educator are:

  1. Elko County - $51,880 per year
  2. Churchill County - $50,600 per year
  3. Clark County - $48,990 per year

An elementary educator in the following counties in Nevada make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Clark County - $48,990 per year
  2. Churchill County - $50,600 per year
  3. Elko County - $51,880 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada statistics regarding a career in elementary education. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as ESL or early childhood education.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Elementary Education in Nevada
  • Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education in Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Elementary Education in Nevada
  • Certificate in Elementary Education in Nevada

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
7,784 miles from location University of Nevada-Reno Reno NV 29.9905 49% 16,875
7,783 miles from location Truckee Meadows Community College Reno NV 11.7657 n/a 12,942
7,553 miles from location Great Basin College Elko NV 17.5004 n/a 3,647
7,618 miles from location University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus Las Vegas NV 9.57374 n/a 2,758
7,605 miles from location Nevada State College Henderson NV 12.2875 49% 2,516
7,798 miles from location Sierra Nevada College Incline Village NV 20.9605 53% 903
7,785 miles from location University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus Reno NV 4.32148 n/a 595
 

Curious what studying Elementary Education gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Nevada

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 11,710 $49,450 -19.7%
2
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + 1,560 $86,790 19.1%
3
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 1,150 $40,660 23.7%
4
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 950 $50,780 -25.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are elementary education related jobs in Nevada