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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Maryland

1,036 Bachelor's Degrees
$40,307 Avg Salary
$24,247 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in MarylandOut 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.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Maryland  40,307
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80,600
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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80,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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80,600

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Maryland

Learn more about the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid education graduates.

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.

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#2

Towson University

Towson, MD

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.

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Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

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.

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Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

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.

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#4

Mount St Mary's University

Emmitsburg, MD

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.

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#5

Hood College

Frederick, MD

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.

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Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, MD

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.

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Salisbury University

Salisbury, MD

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.

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Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD

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.

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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.

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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
Delaware 30 478
District of Columbia 28 77

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 667
Teacher Education Subject Specific 187
Special Education 139
Other Education 39
General Education 3

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Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 3,670
Psychology 2,293
Communication & Journalism 1,617
History 549
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 331

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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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