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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Indiana

2,896 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,319 Avg Salary
$25,510 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in IndianaOut of the 33 majors we analyze each year, education was ranked 4th in Indiana. In fact, 2,896 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that 3.3% 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 Education Graduates in Indiana ranking analyzed 25 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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 Education Majors Make After Graduation?

The average education major who graduates from a school in Indiana earns about $35,319 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 11% 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 education bachelor's degree holders is $34,031. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Indiana.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Indiana  35,319
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70,600
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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70,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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70,600

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Indiana

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

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Indiana

#1

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Notre Dame.

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University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

Our rankings recognize University of Indianapolis as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UIndy is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Indianapolis.

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#2

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University - Main Campus earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Purdue is a fairly large public school located in the small city of West Lafayette.

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Our rankings recognize Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne is a public college with a large student population.

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#3

DePauw University

Greencastle, IN

DePauw University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. DePauw is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Greencastle.

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#4

Manchester University

North Manchester, IN

Manchester University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Manchester University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of North Manchester.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis. IUPUI is a fairly large public school located in the city of Indianapolis.

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Anderson University Indiana comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Anderson, Anderson University Indiana is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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#6

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso University earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Valparaiso, Valpo is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Purdue University Northwest comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of Hammond, Purdue Northwest is a public school with a large 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
Ohio 34 4,316
Illinois 34 3,364
Wisconsin 31 2,573

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,699
Teacher Education Subject Specific 707
Special Education 261
Educational Administration 164
General Education 42

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Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 2,579
Psychology 2,500
Communication & Journalism 2,483
History 463
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 363

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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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