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Elementary Education Schools in Florida

1,882 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Elementary Education is the 1st most popular major out of a total 64 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Florida

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,713
Master’s Degree 166
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

In Florida, a elementary teaching major is more popular with women than with men.

Elementary Education Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of elementary teaching majors in Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 19.5%
  • White: 66.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Elementary Education Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Florida

75,750 people in the state and 1,410,970 in the nation are employed in jobs related to elementary teaching.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Florida

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $50,070. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 48 colleges in Florida that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

426 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
69,402 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,733. 90% of students get financical aid. 30 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

University of Florida

Gainesville
151 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,407 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

136 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
44,246 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,800 a year.

121 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
30,061 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.20% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
58,711 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. 89% of students get financical aid. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
17,117 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,951. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. In their early career, UNF grads earn an average salary of $35,800.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,977 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.90%. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at FGCU.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,674 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.20%. Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1.

#9

St Petersburg College

Clearwater
55 Degrees in Major Awarded
28,853 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 24%. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,410.

#10

Florida State University

Tallahassee
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
42,450 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,500 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

Elementary Education Careers in FL

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 13% $48,630

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to elementary teaching.

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Early Childhood Education 1,348
Teacher Education 115
Secondary Education 90
Teacher Development & Methodology 39
Adult & Continuing Education 34
Middle School Education & Teaching 13
Montessori Teacher Education 4
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 1

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