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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in District of Columbia

77 Bachelor's Degrees
$44,200 Avg Salary
$25,342 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in District of ColumbiaIn 2018-2019, 77 bachelor's degrees were awarded to education students who went to a District of Columbia college or university. This makes it the #20 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.1% of all the education bachelor's degrees in the country. 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.

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 Education Majors After Graduation

After graduating, education majors that go to school in District of Columbia go on to jobs making an average of $44,200 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 11% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Looking at education schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $34,031. This means that graduates from schools in District of Columbia make 30% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in District of Columbia  44,200
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88,400
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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88,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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88,400

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in District of Columbia

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in District of Columbia

#1

American University

Washington, DC

American University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Washington, The American University is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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Catholic University of America landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the large city of Washington, CUA is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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University of the District of Columbia earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. University of the District of Columbia is a small public school located in the large city of Washington.

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Best Education Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 37 3,877
New York 37 4,512
New Jersey 33 1,301
Maryland 33 1,036
Delaware 30 478

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 53
General Education 21
Teacher Education Subject Specific 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 2,990
Communication & Journalism 604
Psychology 542
History 167
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 148

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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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