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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Montana

521 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,092 Avg Salary
$24,303 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in MontanaOut of the 31 majors we analyze each year, education was ranked 4th in Montana. In fact, 521 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that 0.6% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. 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.

For this year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Montana ranking, we looked at 7 colleges that offer a bachelor's in education.

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.

How Much Do Education Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, education majors from schools in Montana earn an average salary of $31,092 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 22% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in education is $34,031. That's about 9% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Montana.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Montana  31,092
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Montana

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Montana

Montana State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. MSU Bozeman is a large public school located in the remote town of Bozeman.

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Our rankings recognize Montana State University - Billings as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Billings, Montana State University - Billings is a public college with a small student population.

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The University of Montana earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. University of Montana is a large public school located in the small city of Missoula.

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Best Education Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 34 732
Idaho 34 813
Utah 33 4,534
Wyoming 25 182

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 372
Teacher Education Subject Specific 142
Special Education 6
Other Education 1

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Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 375
Psychology 274
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 194
Communication & Journalism 145
History 104

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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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