2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Nebraska
Finding the Best Education School for You
Out 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.
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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Nebraska
Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Nebraska
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
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.Request Information
Best Education Colleges in the The Plains States Region
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Rankings in Majors Related to Education
Education Majors to Study
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||674|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||414|
|Teaching English or French||15|
Most Popular Majors Related to Education
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Communication & Journalism||665|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||438|
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).
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More about our data sources and methodologies.