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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Georgia

2,694 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,413 Avg Salary
$23,883 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in GeorgiaOut of the 33 majors we analyze each year, education was ranked 10th in Georgia. In fact, 2,694 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.0% of all the education bachelor's degrees in the country. 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 Georgia ranking analyzed 22 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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.

Salaries of Education Majors After Graduation

After graduating, education majors that go to school in Georgia go on to jobs making an average of $34,413 per year. Unfortunately, that is 14% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a education degree is $34,031. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Georgia  34,413
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68,800
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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68,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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68,800

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Georgia

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

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Georgia

#1

Berry College

Mount Berry, GA

Berry College landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the small suburb of Mount Berry, Berry is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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University of Georgia

Athens, GA

Our rankings recognize University of Georgia as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UGA is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Athens.

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Emory University

Atlanta, GA

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Emory University. Located in the large city of Atlanta, Emory is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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Kennesaw State University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the suburb of Kennesaw, KSU Georgia is a public school with a very large student population.

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Georgia College & State University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Georgia College is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Milledgeville.

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#5

Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville, GA

Georgia Gwinnett College comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of Lawrenceville, Georgia Gwinnett College is a public school with a large student population.

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Spelman College

Atlanta, GA

Spelman College comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Spelman is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Atlanta.

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Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. GaSou is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Statesboro.

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#6

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA

Morehouse College landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the large city of Atlanta, Morehouse is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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#7

Shorter University

Rome, GA

The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Shorter University. Located in the small city of Rome, Shorter is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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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
West Virginia 32 586
Tennessee 32 1,699
North Carolina 32 2,584
South Carolina 32 1,665
Alabama 32 2,026
Louisiana 31 1,415
Kentucky 31 1,884
Arkansas 30 1,199

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,914
Teacher Education Subject Specific 544
Special Education 162
Other Education 50
General Education 22

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 3,510
Psychology 3,467
Communication & Journalism 2,936
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 716
History 663

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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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