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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Texas

1,415 Bachelor's Degrees
$40,580 Avg Salary
$26,514 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in TexasIn 2018-2019, 1,415 bachelor's degrees were awarded to education students who went to a Texas college or university. This makes it the #22 most popular major in the state. This means that 1.6% 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.

This year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Texas ranking analyzed 16 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

The average education major who graduates from a school in Texas earns about $40,580 per year during the early years of their career. This is comparable to the national average salary for a typical college graduate from any field.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in education is $34,031. This means that degree holders from schools in Texas make 19% more than their countrywide peers.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Texas  40,580
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Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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81,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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81,200

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Texas

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

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Texas

#1

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. TCU is a large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Fort Worth.

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Southern Methodist University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Dallas, SMU is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Houston Baptist University. HBU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Houston.

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St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX

St. Mary's University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of San Antonio, St. Mary's is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize Dallas Baptist University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Dallas, DBU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Baylor University

Waco, TX

Baylor University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Baylor is a large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Waco.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Texas Lutheran University. Located in the fringe town of Seguin, TLU is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Southwestern University

Georgetown, TX

The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Southwestern University. Southwestern U is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Georgetown.

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Abilene Christian University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the midsize city of Abilene, Abilene Christian is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Concordia University - Texas comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Lakeway, Concordia University - Texas is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Best Education Colleges in the Southwest Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Arizona 33 3,050
Oklahoma 33 1,293
New Mexico 30 611

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 724
Teacher Education Subject Specific 412
General Education 110
Multilingual Education 77
Special Education 70

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 7,412
Social Sciences 7,280
Communication & Journalism 6,731
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 2,016
History 1,872

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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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