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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Rhode Island

404 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,600 Avg Salary
$24,725 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in Rhode IslandEducation is the #11 most popular major in Rhode Island with 404 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. 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. 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 Rhode Island ranking looked at 5 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Education Majors

The average education major who graduates from a school in Rhode Island earns about $34,600 per year during the early years of their career. Unfortunately, that is 13% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

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 Rhode Island.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Rhode Island  34,600
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69,200
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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69,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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69,200

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Rhode Island

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Rhode Island

#1

Brown University

Providence, RI

Brown University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Providence, Brown is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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Providence College

Providence, RI

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Providence College. Located in the midsize city of Providence, Providence is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#2

Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

Our rankings recognize Salve Regina University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large suburb of Newport, Salve Regina is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Rhode Island College comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. RIC is a moderately-sized public school located in the suburb of Providence.

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University of Rhode Island comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. URI is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Kingston.

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Roger Williams University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. RWU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Bristol.

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Best Education Colleges in the New England Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Vermont 33 235
Maine 32 397
Massachusetts 32 1,818
New Hampshire 31 431
Connecticut 31 562

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 223
Special Education 92
Teacher Education Subject Specific 59
General Education 29
Other Education 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 943
Psychology 694
Communication & Journalism 548
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 534
History 194

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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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