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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Ohio

4,322 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,053 Avg Salary
$25,822 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in OhioEducation is one of the most popular subjects to study in Ohio. With 4,322 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 5th out of all the majors we track. This means that 4.9% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school 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 Education Graduates in Ohio ranking looked at 39 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.

How Much Do Education Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, education majors from schools in Ohio earn an average salary of $31,053 per year. Unfortunately, that is 22% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in education is $34,031. That's about 9% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Ohio.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Ohio  31,053
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62,200
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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62,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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62,200

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Ohio

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

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Ohio

Ohio Dominican University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the city of Columbus, ODU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

University of Dayton comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Dayton, UDayton is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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Miami University - Oxford landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the town of Oxford, Miami University - Oxford is a public school with a large student population.

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH

Our rankings recognize Ohio Wesleyan University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large suburb of Delaware, OWU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Capital University

Columbus, OH

Our rankings recognize Capital University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Capital is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Columbus.

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Our rankings recognize Ohio State University - Main Campus as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Case Western Reserve University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Case Western is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Cleveland.

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University of Mount Union landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the fringe town of Alliance, Mount Union is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Xavier University

Cincinnati, OH

Xavier University comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Xavier is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Cincinnati.

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John Carroll University

University Heights, OH

The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to John Carroll University. Located in the large suburb of University Heights, John Carroll is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Best Education Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 2,643
Illinois 34 3,364
Indiana 33 2,895
Wisconsin 31 2,573

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2,102
Special Education 843
Teacher Education Subject Specific 816
General Education 257
Other Education 140

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Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 4,508
Communication & Journalism 3,878
Psychology 3,520
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 1,091
History 814

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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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Horadrim.

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