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Elementary Education Schools in Maryland

In 2018-2019, 560 students earned their Elementary Teaching degrees in MD.

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

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 378
Associate’s Degree 123
Master’s Degree 58
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 71.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Elementary Education Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 28,250 people employed in jobs related to an elementary teaching degree, compared to 1,410,970 nationwide.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a elementary teaching grad in the state is $71,060, compared to a typical salary of $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in Maryland that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,923 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,186. The 3.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $40,700 after graduation.

#2

Salisbury University

Salisbury
95 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,567 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,686. In their early career, Salisbury grads earn an average salary of $38,800.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,457. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,406 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Montgomery College

Rockville
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,720 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,700 after graduation. A typical student attending Montgomery College will pay a net price of $8,585. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
5,645 Total Students

96% of the teachers are full time. 92% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#7

Stevenson University

Stevenson
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,615 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.30% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 32%.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,712 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,991. 69% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
6,320 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. It takes the average student 4.94 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 50%.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,000 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,973. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
5,295 Total Students

A typical student attending Frostburg State will pay a net price of $14,656. The student loan default rate of 8.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Elementary Education Careers in MD

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 8% $70,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Early Childhood Education 352
Secondary Education 158
Montessori Teacher Education 127
Teacher Development & Methodology 64
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 52
Teacher Education 27
Middle School Education & Teaching 27

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