Elementary Education in Texas

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Schools Offering Elementary Education Programs in Texas


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Texas graduates receive degrees in elementary education. That means an estimated 1,435 elementary educators graduate from Texas' 52 elementary education schools each year.

Top Schools

Texas Christian University, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a elementary education program. It is located in Fort Worth. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Texas Christian University's elementary education program. The tuition rate at Texas Christian University was $30,090 per year.

Texas Tech University, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a elementary education program. It is located in Lubbock. 33 students graduated with degree in elementary education from Texas Tech University in 2010. Tuition at Texas Tech University was $6,970 per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas with a elementary education program is University of Dallas, which is located in Irving. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. In 2010, 10 students graduated from University of Dallas elementary education program. The tuition rate at University of Dallas was $29,463 per year.

Cost

Elementary education schools in Texas, charge students an average tuition of $12,301 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $31,630 per year, or as little as $1,086 per year. In 2010, the elementary education schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Southwestern University - located in Georgetown, students are charged $31,630 per year
  2. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
  3. Trinity University - located in San Antonio, students are charged $30,015 per year

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

  1. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  2. Grayson County College - located in Denison, students are charged $1,128 per year
  3. Kilgore College - located in Kilgore, students are charged $1,176 per year

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

The highest percentage of elementary education graduates in Texas pursue careers as an elementary educator. 163,240 elementary educators were working in Texas in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Texas elementary educators:

  1. Austin County - 38,420 elementary educators
  2. Collin County - 29,700 elementary educators
  3. Johnson County - 14,680 elementary educators

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of elementary educators in the state of Texas will grow to 218,030. This would require a 38% growth in the profession.

Salary

An elementary educator in Texas earns $51,090 per year on average. However, Texas elementary educators earned anywhere in the range from as less than $31,870 per year to more than $90,730 per year in 2010. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for an elementary educator are:

  1. Collin County - $54,440 per year
  2. Atascosa County - $54,290 per year
  3. Johnson County - $53,740 per year

The Texas counties with the lowest average salary for elementary educators are:

  1. Crosby County - $41,150 per year
  2. Miller County - $41,700 per year
  3. McLennan County - $43,160 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in elementary education in Texas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as ESL or early childhood 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 Elementary Education in Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Elementary Education in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Elementary Education in Texas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 163,240 $51,090 29.2%
2
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 22,230 $76,330 32.1%
3
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 14,210 $48,430 10.1%
4
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 14,030 $50,390 12.4%
 

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