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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Arkansas

1,199 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,765 Avg Salary
$21,000 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in ArkansasIn 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.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Arkansas  32,765
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65,600
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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65,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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65,600

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Arkansas

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

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Arkansas

#1

Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, AR

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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#4

Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, AR

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.

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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.

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Harding University

Searcy, AR

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.

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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.

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#8

John Brown University

Siloam Springs, AR

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.

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Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

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.

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Best Education Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 1,213
Florida 34 4,383
Virginia 34 1,712
Georgia 33 2,694
North Carolina 32 2,584
Alabama 32 2,026
Tennessee 32 1,699
West Virginia 32 586
South Carolina 32 1,665
Louisiana 31 1,415
Kentucky 31 1,884

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 669
Teacher Education Subject Specific 380
General Education 93
Special Education 43
Other Education 10

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Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 855
Social Sciences 838
Communication & Journalism 797
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 392
History 276

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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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