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Elementary Education Schools in South Dakota

288 Elementary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Elementary Education major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in South Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 260
Master’s Degree 15
Associate’s Degree 12
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 88.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
Elementary Education Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in South Dakota

There are 4,050 people in the state and 1,410,970 people in the nation working in elementary teaching jobs.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in South Dakota

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $43,140. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,066 Total Students

In their early career, USD grads earn an average salary of $35,200. The 4.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,075.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,035 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. In their early career, BHSU grads earn an average salary of $29,900. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at BHSU.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
3,493 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years. The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

#4

Augustana University

Sioux Falls
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,133 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,382 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $33,300 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 70%.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,615 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. An average student at University of Sioux Falls will pay a net price of $20,989.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
583 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $14,200 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,044 Total Students

The 5.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at Mount Marty. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
5% Graduation Rate
1,300 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,024 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. In their early career, Dakota Wesleyan University grads earn an average salary of $35,000.

Elementary Education Careers in SD

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 6% $42,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Early Childhood Education 73
Secondary Education 67
Teacher Education 11
Teacher Development & Methodology 4
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 3
Middle School Education & Teaching 2

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