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Schools Offering Teaching Programs in Wyoming

Approximately 3.1% of graduates in of Wyoming receive teaching degrees every year. That means an estimated 410 teachers graduate from Wyoming's 8 teaching schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Wyoming, which is located in Laramie, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a teaching program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. 272 students graduated with a degree in teaching from University of Wyoming in 2010. University of Wyoming charged in-state students $3,927 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a teaching program is Western Wyoming Community College. Western Wyoming Community College, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Rock Springs. In 2010, 34 students graduated from Western Wyoming Community College teaching program. The tuition rate at Western Wyoming Community College was $1,994 per year.

Central Wyoming College, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Wyoming that has a teaching program. It is located in Riverton. In 2010, Central Wyoming College graduated 15 students from its teaching programs. Students at Central Wyoming College paid $2,136 per year in tuition fees.


If you are hoping to attend one of Wyoming's teaching 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 teaching schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Wyoming were:

  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 lowest tuition rates at Wyoming teaching schools were charged at the following schools:

  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

A teaching degree from a Wyoming school... what next?

Primary school education administrator, education administrator, business teacher, computer science teacher, and mathematical science teacher are the professions of choice for a majority of teaching graduates in Wyoming. Wyoming had 8,160 teachers in 2010. 110 of these teachers were english teachers, 480 were primary school education administrators, and 210 were education administrators. The Wyoming counties with the largest populations of teacher are:

  1. Big Horn County - 1,790 teachers
  2. Lincoln County - 1,350 teachers
  3. Albany County - 1,170 teachers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of teachers is expected to grow by 18% by 2018. There are projected to be 7,470 teachers working in Wyoming then. Of these 7,470 teachers, the government predicts that an unknown number will be english teachers, 500 will be primary school education administrators, and 230 will be education administrators.


teachers in Wyoming earn $65,920 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Teacher in Wyoming had varying salaries from $23,350 to $166,250 per year in 2010. The counties in Wyoming with the highest average salary for teachers are:

  1. Campbell County - $65,450 per year
  2. Albany County - $65,148 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $60,627 per year

On average, teachers earn the least in the following Wyoming counties:

  1. Laramie County - $57,305 per year
  2. Big Horn County - $59,018 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $60,627 per year

The teachers with highest average salaries in Wyoming were:

  1. Education Administrator - $106,260 per year
  2. Primary School Education Administrator - $87,640 per year
  3. Business Teacher - $87,200 per year

The teachers with lowest average salaries 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 teaching. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as early childhood education or special education.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Teaching in Wyoming
  • Bachelor's Degree in Teaching in Wyoming
  • Master's Degree in Teaching in Wyoming
  • Certificate in Teaching 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%
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 690 $56,650 4.5%
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 520 $63,600 33.3%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 480 $87,640 2.1%
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%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 210 $106,260 -34.4%
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%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 80 $65,340 -11.1%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 70 $56,200
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 40 $69,990 -42.9%

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