2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Maryland
Finding the Best Education School for You
Out of the 33 majors we analyze each year, education was ranked 10th in Maryland. In fact, 1,036 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that 1.2% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. 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.
For this year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Maryland ranking, we looked at 9 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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?
After graduating, education majors that go to school in Maryland go on to jobs making an average of $40,307 per year. That's right on par with the typical salary of a bachelor's degree holder with a degree from any field.
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 Maryland make 18% more than the national average.
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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Maryland
Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Maryland
University of Maryland - College Park earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of College Park, UMCP is a public school with a very large student population.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Towson University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Towson, Towson is a public college with a very large student population.Request Information
Johns Hopkins University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the city of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.Request Information
Stevenson University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Stevenson is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Stevenson.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Mount St Mary's University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Mount St Mary's University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Emmitsburg.Request Information
Hood College landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the small city of Frederick, Hood is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.Request Information
Loyola University Maryland landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Loyola Maryland is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Baltimore.Request Information
The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Salisbury University. Salisbury is a medium-sized public school located in the suburb of Salisbury.Request Information
Frostburg State University comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Located in the small suburb of Frostburg, Frostburg State is a public school with a medium-sized student population.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Bowie State University as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large suburb of Bowie, Bowie State University is a public college with a medium-sized student population.Request Information
Best Education Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region
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Rankings in Majors Related to Education
Education Majors to Study
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|Teacher Education Subject Specific||187|
Majors Similar to Education
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|Communication & Journalism||1,617|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||331|
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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