2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Arkansas
Finding the Best Education School for You
In 2018-2019, education students earned 1,199 bachelor's degrees from a Arkansas school, making the subject the 3rd in the state. This means that 1.3% 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.
This year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Arkansas ranking looked at 11 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 Arkansas earn an average salary of $32,765 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 18% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.
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 Arkansas.
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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Arkansas
Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Arkansas
Ouachita Baptist University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Ouachita Baptist is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Arkadelphia.Request Information
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Fort Smith.Request Information
Our rankings recognize University of Arkansas at Little Rock as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Little Rock, UA Little Rock is a public college with a medium-sized student population.Request Information
The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Central Arkansas. University of Central Arkansas is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Conway.Request Information
The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Henderson State University. Located in the town of Arkadelphia, Henderson State University is a public school with a small student population.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Arkansas State University - Main Campus as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Jonesboro, Arkansas State University - Main Campus is a public school with a large student population.Request Information
Harding University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Harding is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Searcy.Request Information
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the remote town of Magnolia, Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is a public college with a small student population.Request Information
John Brown University earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the distant town of Siloam Springs, JBU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.Request Information
Arkansas Tech University landed the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. ATU is a large public school located in the town of Russellville.Request Information
Best Education Colleges in the Southeast Region
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Education Majors to Study
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Majors Similar to Education
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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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