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Elementary Education in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Elementary Education Programs in Wyoming

Each year, roughly 1.5% of Wyoming students graduate with degrees in elementary education. Thus, Wyoming's 6 elementary education schools put out approximately 207 elementary educators each year.

Top Schools

University of Wyoming, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a elementary education program. It is located in Laramie. In 2010, University of Wyoming graduated 139 students from its elementary education program. University of Wyoming charged in-state students $3,927 in tuition fees per year.

Western Wyoming Community College, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a elementary education program. It is located in Rock Springs. In 2010, 24 students graduated from Western Wyoming Community College elementary education program. Western Wyoming Community College charged in-state students $1,994 in tuition fees per year.

Central Wyoming College, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Wyoming that has a elementary education program. It is located in Riverton. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Central Wyoming College elementary education program. Students at Central Wyoming College paid $2,136 per year in tuition fees.


If you choose to attend a Wyoming elementary education school, average tuition will be $2,440 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,994 per year to $3,927 per year. In 2010, the following Wyoming elementary education schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year
  2. Sheridan College - located in Sheridan, students are charged $2,322 per year
  3. Northwest College - located in Powell, students are charged $2,246 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Wyoming elementary education schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
  2. Eastern Wyoming College - located in Torrington, students are charged $2,016 per year
  3. Central Wyoming College - located in Riverton, students are charged $2,136 per year

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

A large number of Wyoming elementary education graduates become elementary educators. If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Wyoming, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,010 Wyoming elementary educators as of 2010. The largest populations of Wyoming elementary educators are working in the following counties:

  1. Lincoln County - 650 elementary educators
  2. Big Horn County - 640 elementary educators
  3. Albany County - 440 elementary educators

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,100 elementary educators will be working in Wyoming state. This would require the number of elementary educators to grow by 20%.


An elementary educator in Wyoming earns $56,330 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. elementary educators in Wyoming had varying salaries from $39,800 to $77,370 per year in 2010. The following counties in Wyoming have the highest average salaries for elementary educators:

  1. Campbell County - $58,690 per year
  2. Big Horn County - $57,030 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $56,670 per year

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

  1. Albany County - $51,920 per year
  2. Lincoln County - $56,670 per year
  3. Big Horn County - $57,030 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wyoming 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 Wyoming
  • Bachelor's Degree in Elementary 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%
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 690 $56,650 4.5%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 480 $87,640 2.1%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 460 $54,140 91.7%

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