2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Texas
Finding the Best Education School for You
In 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.
To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.
2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Texas
Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Texas
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
Best Education Colleges in the Southwest Region
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Education Related Rankings by Major
Education Majors to Study
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||724|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||412|
Most Popular Related Majors
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Communication & Journalism||6,731|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||2,016|
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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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