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2021 Highest Paid General Education Graduates in Ohio

257 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,540 Avg Salary
$23,952 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Education Graduates in OhioIn 2018-2019, 257 bachelor's degrees were awarded to general education students who went to a Ohio college or university. This makes it the #68 most popular major in the state. This means that 5.7% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Education Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid General Education Graduates in Ohio ranking looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in education.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do General Education Majors Make After Graduation?

The average general education major who graduates from a school in Ohio earns about $28,540 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 28% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in education is $31,873. That's about 10% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Ohio.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Ohio  28,540
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57,000
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,873
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57,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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57,000

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2021 Highest Paid General Education Grads in Ohio

The highest paid education majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Ohio

#1

John Carroll University

University Heights, OH

Our rankings recognize John Carroll University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. John Carroll is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of University Heights. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, education majors make an average salary of $32,000.

While working on their bachelor's, education majors at John Carroll accumulate an average of around $25,967 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

Wilmington College

Wilmington, OH

Wilmington College earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Wilmington College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Wilmington. Students who receive their bachelor's in education from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $31,200.

After completing their bachelor's degree, education graduates from Wilmington College carry an average student debtload of $25,565. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $266.

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#2

Hiram College

Hiram, OH

Hiram College landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general education school. Located in the town of Hiram, Hiram is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Kent State University at Kent landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general education school. Located in the suburb of Kent, Kent State is a public school with a fairly large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in education from the school is $26,500.

The average amount in student loans that education majors at Kent State take out while working on their bachelor's is $29,367. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#4

Denison University

Granville, OH

Denison University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the small suburb of Granville, Denison is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, education majors make an average salary of $21,400.

Education majors at Denison take out an average of $20,723 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $248.

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The University of Findlay landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general education school. Located in the distant town of Findlay, Findlay is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Best General Education Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best General Education Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 255 407
Illinois 231 85
Indiana 227 42
Wisconsin 209 256

One of 14 majors within the Education area of study, General Education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2,102
Special Education 843
Teacher Education Subject Specific 816
Other Education 140
Educational Administration 131

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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