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Schools Offering Teaching Programs in Utah

Around 2.7% of Utah's graduates graduate from teaching degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 2,453 teachers graduate from Utah's 13 teaching schools.

Top Schools

University of Utah, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a teaching program. It is located in Salt Lake City. 114 students graduated with a degree in teaching from University of Utah in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Utah was $6,272 per year.

The second-ranked school in Utah that has a teaching program is Brigham Young University. Brigham Young University, which was ranked 56th in the country in 2010, is located in Provo. 625 students graduated with degree in teaching from Brigham Young University in 2010. Brigham Young University charged in-state students $4,420 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Utah that has a teaching program is Utah State University. Utah State University, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Logan. In 2010, Utah State University graduated 486 students from its teaching programs. The tuition rate at Utah State University was $4,828 per year.


Teaching schools in Utah, charge students an average tuition of $6,386 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $25,980 per year, or as little as $2,542 per year. In 2010, the following Utah teaching schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Westminster College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $25,980 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Utah Campus - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $10,680 per year
  3. University of Utah - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $6,272 per year

The teaching schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Utah were:

  1. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year
  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year
  3. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year

A teaching degree from an Utah school... what next?

teaching graduates in Utah can go into a variety of professions such as primary school education administrator, education administrator, business teacher, computer science teacher, and mathematical science teacher. In 2010, there were 30,640 teacher working in Utah, including 610 english teachers, 1,480 primary school education administrators, and 990 education administrators. In Utah, the largest numbers of teacher work in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 11,710 teachers
  2. Juab County - 5,850 teachers
  3. Davis County - 4,750 teachers

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of teachers in the state of Utah will grow to 34,460. This would require a 30% growth in the field.


teachers in Utah make an average of $61,351 per year. However, this number is only an average. Teacher in Utah had varying salaries from $18,670 to $148,840 per year in 2010. Teachers in the following Utah counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Washington County - $65,077 per year
  2. Juab County - $64,526 per year
  3. Salt Lake County - $62,908 per year

The following counties in Utah have the lowest average salaries for teacher:

  1. Box Elder County - $43,400 per year
  2. Millard County - $52,606 per year
  3. Franklin County - $53,507 per year

On average, the highest paid teachers in Utah were:

  1. Education Administrator - $88,940 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $85,260 per year
  3. Primary School Education Administrator - $83,830 per year

The teachers with lowest average salaries in Utah were:

  1. Postsecondary Vocational Teacher - $42,730 per year
  2. Kindergarten Teacher - $40,120 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in teaching in Utah 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 Utah
  • Bachelor's Degree in Teaching in Utah
  • Master's Degree in Teaching in Utah
  • Doctoral Degree in Teaching in Utah
  • Certificate in Teaching in Utah

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 13,900 $46,270 25.5%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 5,510 $48,880 38.4%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,860 $42,730 37.8%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 1,480 $83,830 10.4%
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 1,110 $46,430 0.0%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 990 $88,940 -10.8%
Instructional Coordinators 930 $54,440 5.7%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 810 $80,910 52.8%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 710 $77,300 47.9%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 610 $58,120 64.9%
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 580 $62,920 70.6%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 550 $40,120 -50.5%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 520 $85,260 36.8%
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 420 $63,530 10.5%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 350 $67,040 -36.4%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 250 $44,630
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 60 $51,610 -70.0%

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