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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Nebraska

1,365 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,931 Avg Salary
$25,049 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in NebraskaOut of the 31 majors we analyze each year, education was ranked 3rd in Nebraska. In fact, 1,365 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. 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.

For this year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Nebraska ranking, we looked at 8 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 graduation, education majors from schools in Nebraska earn an average salary of $34,931 per year. Unfortunately, that is 12% 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 Nebraska  34,931
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69,800
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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69,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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69,800

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Nebraska

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Nebraska

#1

Creighton University

Omaha, NE

Our rankings recognize Creighton University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Creighton is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Omaha.

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Our rankings recognize University of Nebraska - Lincoln as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Lincoln, UNL is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#3

Hastings College

Hastings, NE

Hastings College comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Hastings, Hastings is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

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University of Nebraska at Omaha comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. UNOMAHA is a large public school located in the large city of Omaha.

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#5

Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE

Bellevue University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Bellevue, Bellevue University is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Nebraska Wesleyan University. NWU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Lincoln.

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University of Nebraska at Kearney earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Kearney, UNK is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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Wayne State College

Wayne, NE

The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Wayne State College. Located in the distant town of Wayne, WSC is a public college with a small student population.

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Best Education Colleges in the The Plains States Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 35 2,707
Minnesota 34 2,494
Kansas 32 1,678
South Dakota 32 747
Iowa 31 1,839
North Dakota 30 667

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 674
Teacher Education Subject Specific 414
Special Education 192
General Education 70
Teaching English or French 15

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 747
Communication & Journalism 665
Social Sciences 655
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 438
History 142

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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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