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2021 Highest Paid General Education Graduates in Wisconsin

256 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,475 Avg Salary
$24,237 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Education School for You

Highest Paid General Education Graduates in WisconsinIn 2018-2019, 256 bachelor's degrees were awarded to general education students who went to a Wisconsin college or university. This makes it the #43 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 4,523 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 5.7% were from a college or university in the state. The education school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Education Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid General Education Graduates in Wisconsin ranking looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in education.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of General Education Majors

After graduating, general education majors that go to school in Wisconsin go on to jobs making an average of $34,475 per year. Unfortunately, that is 13% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Looking at education schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $31,873. This means that graduates from schools in Wisconsin make 8% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Wisconsin  34,475
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69,000
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,873
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69,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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69,000

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2021 Highest Paid General Education Grads in Wisconsin

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Wisconsin

Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Milwaukee, UWM is a public school with a fairly large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in education from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $37,500.

The average amount in student loans that education majors at UWM take out while working on their bachelor's is $27,810. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $301.

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Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

Alverno College landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general education school. Located in the city of Milwaukee, Alverno is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Green Bay as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UW - Green Bay is a medium-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of Green Bay. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, education majors make an average salary of $36,200.

While working on their bachelor's, education majors at UW - Green Bay accumulate an average of around $21,115 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $232.

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Beloit College

Beloit, WI

Our rankings recognize Beloit College as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Beloit, Beloit is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in education from the school is $28,800.

The average amount in student loans that education majors at Beloit take out while working on their bachelor's is $26,202. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $280, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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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
Ohio 246 257
Illinois 231 85
Indiana 227 42

General Education is one of 14 different types of Education programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,268
Teacher Education Subject Specific 675
Special Education 271
Educational Administration 42
Other Education 31

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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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