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Elementary Education Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 1,586 students earned their Elementary Teaching degrees in GA.

As a degree choice, Elementary Education is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,072
Master’s Degree 342
Post-Master’s Certificate 147
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 147
Associate’s Degree 18
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 17.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 69.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
Elementary Education Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Georgia

There are 53,940 people in the state and 1,410,970 people in the nation working in elementary teaching jobs.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a elementary teaching grad in the state is $56,360, compared to a typical salary of $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Georgia that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

258 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
37,807 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%. 91% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.88 years to graduate.

246 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,238 Total Students

81% of the teachers are full time. The 9.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

202 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at GaSou. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,795. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,700 a year.

185 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
2,950 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,206. It takes the average student 4.75 years to graduate.

131 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
19,748 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.80%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years.

122 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

In their early career, Mercer grads earn an average salary of $36,800. It takes the average student 4.29 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,828.

#7

Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
12,831 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year. It takes the average student 5.14 years to graduate.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
4,964 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,272. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 91% of students get financical aid.

#9

Brenau University

Gainesville
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,817 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 53% of the teachers are full time. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,270 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 75% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

Elementary Education Careers in GA

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 15% $56,250

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Early Childhood Education 1,834
Middle School Education & Teaching 516
Teacher Development & Methodology 338
Secondary Education 295
Teacher Education 209
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 161
Adult & Continuing Education 24

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