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Secondary Education Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 538 students earned their Secondary Teaching degrees in PA.

A Secondary Education major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 286
Bachelor’s Degree 190
Associate’s Degree 54
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a secondary teaching major is more popular with women than with men.

Secondary Education Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of secondary teaching majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 4.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 77.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Secondary Education Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 50,460 people in the state and 1,051,570 people in the nation working in secondary teaching jobs.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, secondary teaching grads earn an average of $64,830. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 44 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,290 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.90% which is lower than average. In their early career, Kutztown University grads earn an average salary of $32,800. 88% of the teachers are full time.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $30,996.

#3

Villanova University

Villanova
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
11,030 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 64% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $40,134. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,589 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $48,400 after graduation.

#5

Temple University

Philadelphia
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $23,536.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,769 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 16%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
25,860 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $71,600 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,033. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,451 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
2,685 Total Students

The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at Mercyhurst. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Arcadia University

Glenside
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
3,662 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. In their early career, Arcadia grads earn an average salary of $34,300. 32% of the teachers are full time.

Secondary Education Careers in PA

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
High School Teachers 6% $62,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Early Childhood Education 1,635
Elementary Education 744
Teacher Education 387
Middle School Education & Teaching 261
Teacher Development & Methodology 113
Adult & Continuing Education 107
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 41
Montessori Teacher Education 2

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