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Schools Offering Education Programs in Wyoming

Around 4.1% of Wyoming's graduates graduate from education degree programs every year. Thus, Wyoming's 8 education schools put out approximately 550 education professionals each year.

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University of Wyoming, which is located in Laramie, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a education program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. 337 students graduated with a degree in education from University of Wyoming in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Wyoming was $3,927 per year.

Western Wyoming Community College, which is located in Rock Springs, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a education program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. 32 students graduated with degree in education from Western Wyoming Community College in 2010. Students at Western Wyoming Community College paid $1,994 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Wyoming with a education program is Central Wyoming College, which is located in Riverton. In 2010, it was ranked 80th nationwide. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Central Wyoming College education program. Tuition at Central Wyoming College was $2,136 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Wyoming's education schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,370 per year, though tuition can range from $3,927 per year to $1,848 per year. In 2010, the following Wyoming education schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year
  2. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  3. Sheridan College - located in Sheridan, students are charged $2,322 per year

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

  1. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year
  2. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
  3. Eastern Wyoming College - located in Torrington, students are charged $2,016 per year

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

Many Wyoming education graduates become a postsecondary vocational teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, business teacher, and health specialties teacher. Wyoming had 6,750 education professionals in 2010. 390 of these education professionals were instructional coordinators, 130 were postsecondary vocational teachers, and 520 were postsecondary teachers. The Wyoming counties with the largest populations of education professional are:

  1. Big Horn County - 1,500 education professionals
  2. Lincoln County - 1,110 education professionals
  3. Albany County - 870 education professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of education professionals in Wyoming will grow by 21%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 6,010 education professionals working in Wyoming. The greatest growth for education professional is predicted to be amongst Instructional Coordinators, who are expected to increase by 27% by 2018.


On average, education professionals earn $62,429 per year. But, salaries for education professional can vary. In 2010, education professional made as little as less than $23,350 per year or as much as more than $142,150 per year in Wyoming. On average education professional earn the most in the following Wyoming counties:

  1. Campbell County - $61,460 per year
  2. Laramie County - $61,330 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $56,878 per year

The Wyoming counties with the lowest average salary for education professionals are:

  1. Albany County - $53,982 per year
  2. Big Horn County - $54,010 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $56,878 per year

On average, the highest paid education professionals in Wyoming were:

  1. Business Teacher - $87,200 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $69,990 per year
  3. Health Specialties Teacher - $69,290 per year

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

  1. Kindergarten Teacher - $54,140 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $35,980 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Education in Wyoming
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Wyoming
  • Master's Degree in Education in Wyoming
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Wyoming
  • Certificate in Education in Wyoming

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 3,010 $56,330 12.3%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 1,410 $58,290 0.0%
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 520 $63,600 33.3%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 460 $54,140 91.7%
Instructional Coordinators 390 $59,510 143.8%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 240 $35,980 300.0%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 130 $69,290 62.5%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 130 $59,640
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 110 $67,930 -15.4%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 110 $66,650 10.0%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 80 $87,200 -11.1%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 70 $56,200
Education Administrators, All Other 50 $69,260 66.7%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 40 $69,990 -42.9%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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