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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Colorado

733 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,188 Avg Salary
$24,872 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Education School for You

Highest Paid Education Graduates in ColoradoWith 733 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, education is the #14 most popular major in Colorado. This means that of the 88,927 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.8% were from a college or university 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.

This year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Colorado ranking analyzed 5 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 Colorado earns about $34,188 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 14% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

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 Colorado.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Colorado  34,188
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68,400
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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68,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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68,400

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Colorado

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Colorado

Our rankings recognize Metropolitan State University of Denver as the #1 school in this year's rankings. MSU Denver is a very large public school located in the city of Denver.

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University of Colorado Boulder landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the medium-sized city of Boulder, CU - Boulder is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Our rankings recognize Colorado State University - Fort Collins as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Colorado State is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Fort Collins.

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Regis University

Denver, CO

Regis University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Denver, Regis U is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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Our rankings recognize University of Northern Colorado as the #4 school in this year's rankings. University of Northern Colorado is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Greeley.

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Our rankings recognize Colorado Christian University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Lakewood, CCU is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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Best Education Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Education Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Idaho 34 813
Utah 33 4,534
Montana 31 521
Wyoming 25 182

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 487
Teacher Education Subject Specific 103
Special Education 71
General Education 58
Other Education 14

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 2,969
Psychology 2,097
Communication & Journalism 1,791
History 470
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 395

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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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