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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Delaware

478 Bachelor's Degrees
$38,700 Avg Salary
$24,204 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Education School for You

Highest Paid Education Graduates in DelawareEducation is one of the most popular subjects to study in Delaware. With 478 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 5th out of all the majors we track. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.5% of all the education bachelor's degrees in the country. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Education list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Delaware ranking analyzed 2 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Education Majors

The average education major who graduates from a school in Delaware earns about $38,700 per year during the early years of their career. That's about the same as the average college graduate from any field makes.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 14% higher than the national average of $34,031 per year for education graduates.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Delaware  38,700
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Delaware

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Delaware

University of Delaware landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. U of Delaware is a very large public school located in the suburb of Newark.

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Delaware State University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Dover, Del State is a public school with a small student population.

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Wilmington University

New Castle, DE

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Wilmington University. Located in the suburb of New Castle, Wilmington University is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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Best Education Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Education Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 37 3,877
New York 37 4,512
New Jersey 33 1,301
Maryland 33 1,036
District of Columbia 28 77

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 273
Teacher Education Subject Specific 94
General Education 71
Educational Administration 27
Curriculum & Instruction 8

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 649
Psychology 365
Communication & Journalism 245
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 115
History 70

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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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