Teacher Education Subject Specific

2021 Highest Paid Teacher Education Subject Specific Graduates

21,322 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,140 Avg Salary
$24,418 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Teacher Education Subject Specific School for You

Highest Paid Teacher Education Subject Specific GraduatesOut of the 338 majors we analyze each year, teacher education subject specific was ranked #26. In fact, 21,322 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Subject Specific Ed Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Teacher Education Subject Specific Graduates ranking looked at 302 colleges that offer a bachelor's in subject specific ed.

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.

Salaries of Teacher Education Subject Specific Majors After Graduation

After graduating, teacher education subject specific majors that go to school in the United States go on to jobs making an average of $34,140 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 14% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Average Salary for Subject Specific Ed Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,140
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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2021 Highest Paid Teacher Education Subject Specific Grads in the United States

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid teacher education subject specific majors.

Top 25 Best Schools for Highly Paid Subject Specific Ed Graduates

#1

New York University

New York, NY

New York University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in subject specific ed from the school is $51,500.

On average, subject specific ed graduates from NYU take out $19,460 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $218, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The College of New Jersey landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid teacher education subject specific school. Located in the large suburb of Ewing, TCNJ is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in subject specific ed from the school is $50,900.

Subject Specific Ed majors at TCNJ take out an average of $22,542 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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Southern Methodist University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Dallas, SMU is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

Subject Specific Ed majors at SMU take out an average of $21,889 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid teacher education subject specific school. SIUC is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Carbondale. Students who receive their bachelor's in subject specific ed from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $49,300.

On average, subject specific ed graduates from SIUC take out $14,777 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 $130.

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#4

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

University of Louisville comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. UofL is a very large public school located in the large city of Louisville. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, subject specific ed majors make an average salary of $46,700.

Subject Specific Ed majors at UofL take out an average of $22,844 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $215.

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#4

Hartwick College

Oneonta, NY

Our rankings recognize Hartwick College as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Hartwick is a small private not-for-profit school located in the remote town of Oneonta.

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#5

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

Our rankings recognize University of Notre Dame as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Notre Dame, Notre Dame is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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#5

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Our rankings recognize Texas Christian University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. TCU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Fort Worth. Subject Specific Ed majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $46,100.

On average, subject specific ed graduates from TCU take out $23,278 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 $237.

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#6

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Bucknell is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Lewisburg.

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Our rankings recognize Houston Baptist University as the #6 school in this year's rankings. HBU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Houston. Subject Specific Ed majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $45,700.

Subject Specific Ed majors at HBU take out an average of $31,620 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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#7

Pratt Institute - Main

Brooklyn, NY

Pratt Institute - Main earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. Pratt Institute is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Brooklyn.

The average amount in student loans that subject specific ed majors at Pratt Institute take out while working on their bachelor's is $27,857.

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#7

University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

University of Hartford comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of West Hartford, UHart is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in subject specific ed from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $44,700.

After completing their bachelor's degree, subject specific ed graduates from UHart carry an average student debtload of $21,839. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $266, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Texas Lutheran University landed the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid teacher education subject specific school. Located in the town of Seguin, TLU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in subject specific ed from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $44,700.

After completing their bachelor's degree, subject specific ed graduates from TLU carry an average student debtload of $26,932. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $285.

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Western Washington University earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Bellingham, WWU is a public college with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, subject specific ed majors make an average salary of $44,300.

After completing their bachelor's degree, subject specific ed graduates from WWU carry an average student debtload of $22,985. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $257.

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#10

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Vanderbilt University. Located in the city of Nashville, Vanderbilt is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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#10

Baylor University

Waco, TX

Baylor University earned the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings. Baylor is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Waco. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, subject specific ed majors make an average salary of $44,200.

The average amount in student loans that subject specific ed majors at Baylor take out while working on their bachelor's is $23,455. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $255.

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#11

Towson University

Towson, MD

Our rankings recognize Towson University as the #11 school in this year's rankings. Towson is a very large public school located in the city of Towson. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, subject specific ed majors make an average salary of $43,500.

While working on their bachelor's, subject specific ed majors at Towson accumulate an average of around $21,536 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $231, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Western Connecticut State University comes in at #12 in this year's ranking. WestConn is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Danbury. Students who receive their bachelor's in subject specific ed from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $43,400.

While working on their bachelor's, subject specific ed majors at WestConn accumulate an average of around $22,536 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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#12

Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA

The #12 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Pepperdine University. Located in the suburb of Malibu, Pepperdine is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

On average, subject specific ed graduates from Pepperdine take out $28,730 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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#13

Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY

Ithaca College landed the #13 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid teacher education subject specific school. Ithaca is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the small suburb of Ithaca. Subject Specific Ed majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $42,400.

Subject Specific Ed majors at Ithaca take out an average of $23,373 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $280.

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The #13 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of New Hampshire - Main Campus. UNH is a large public school located in the suburb of Durham.

After completing their bachelor's degree, subject specific ed graduates from UNH carry an average student debtload of $23,927.

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University of California - San Diego landed the #14 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid teacher education subject specific school. UCSD is a fairly large public school located in the city of La Jolla.

Subject Specific Ed majors at UCSD take out an average of $22,034 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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#14

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University comes in at #14 in this year's ranking. Florida State is a very large public school located in the city of Tallahassee. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in subject specific ed from the school is $42,100.

While working on their bachelor's, subject specific ed majors at Florida State accumulate an average of around $22,059 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $239.

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#15

University of Delaware

Newark, DE

University of Delaware landed the #15 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid teacher education subject specific school. Located in the large suburb of Newark, UD is a public school with a very large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in subject specific ed from the school is $42,100.

After completing their bachelor's degree, subject specific ed graduates from UD carry an average student debtload of $21,118. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $253.

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University of California - Davis landed the #15 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid teacher education subject specific school. Located in the small suburb of Davis, UC Davis is a public school with a very large student population.

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Rest of the Top Schools for Highest Paid Teacher Education Subject Specific Graduates

#27

Boston University

Boston, MA
#32

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

#33

Valley City State University

Valley City, ND

#34

Lebanon Valley College

Annville, PA
#35

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA
#36

SUNY Potsdam

Potsdam, NY
#39

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND
#40

Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA
#41

Wartburg College

Waverly, IA

#42

Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN

#45

University of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL

Additional Noteworthy Schools

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Highest Paid Teacher Education Subject Specific Graduates award.

Rank College Location
46 Purdue University - Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
47 Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
48 Saint Edward’s University Austin, TX
49 North Dakota State University - Main Campus Fargo, ND
50 University of Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
51 University of Georgia Athens, GA
52 Eastern Washington University Cheney, WA
53 Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches, LA
54 Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
55 Saint Norbert College De Pere, WI
56 Chadron State College Chadron, NE
57 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
58 Dakota State University Madison, SD
59 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS
60 Anderson University Indiana Anderson, IN

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Teacher Education Subject Specific is one of 14 different types of Education programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Subject Specific Ed

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 50,540
Special Education 8,866
General Education 4,523
Other Education 1,730
Educational Administration 573

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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 Aparajita Datta.

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