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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Missouri

2,751 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,308 Avg Salary
$25,093 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in MissouriEducation is one of the most popular subjects to study in Missouri. With 2,751 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 3rd out of all the majors we track. This means that of the 88,927 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.0% were from a college or university in the state. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Education list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Missouri ranking looked at 22 colleges that offer a bachelor's in education.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Education Majors

After graduating, education majors that go to school in Missouri go on to jobs making an average of $29,308 per year. That's not so great, since it is 26% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in education is $34,031. That's about 14% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Missouri.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Missouri  29,308
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58,600
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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58,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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58,600

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Missouri

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Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Missouri

Washington University in St Louis earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Saint Louis, WUSTL is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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University of Missouri - Columbia earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Mizzou is a very large public school located in the city of Columbia.

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#3

Evangel University

Springfield, MO

The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Evangel University. Located in the midsize city of Springfield, Evangel is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Northwest Missouri State University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Northwest is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Maryville.

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William Jewell College

Liberty, MO

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to William Jewell College. William Jewell is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Liberty.

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Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Rockhurst University. Located in the large city of Kansas City, Rockhurst is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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University of Missouri - Kansas City comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Kansas City, UMKC is a public school with a large student population.

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Drury University

Springfield, MO

Drury University landed the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the medium-sized city of Springfield, Drury University is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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#9

College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, MO

Our rankings recognize College of the Ozarks as the #9 school in this year's rankings. Hard Work U is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Point Lookout.

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Park University

Parkville, MO

The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Park University. Located in the large suburb of Parkville, Park University is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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Best Education Colleges in the The Plains States Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 34 2,494
Kansas 32 1,678
South Dakota 32 747
Iowa 31 1,839
Nebraska 31 1,365
North Dakota 30 667

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,895
Teacher Education Subject Specific 367
General Education 197
Special Education 173
Other Education 115

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 2,534
Communication & Journalism 1,965
Social Sciences 1,917
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 640
History 448

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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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