Becoming a General Educator via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. University of Phoenix, one of the highest ranking online schools, is a US school (accredited) offering general education courses to train individuals to become top-notch general education instructors, teachers, professors, principals, school principals, general educators, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 28,710 people employed as education administrators alone in America, and their average annual salary is $80,140. Elementary school teachers make on average $53,150 per year and there are about 1,544,300 of them employed today. Colleges and universities like University of Phoenix that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

General Educator Salary Information

Category: Education administrators, all other

Total # Employed in the US 28,710
Average Hourly Wage: $38.53/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$19.69 $26.23 $35.54 $47.57 $60.83
Average Yearly Salary $80,140
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$40,950 $54,560 $73,910 $98,940 $126,530
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.7% 5.5% 8.9% 4.9% 22.2% 44.8% 12.9%
Education administrators, all other — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Florida $47.52/hr $98,840
Indiana $47.25/hr $98,280
Oklahoma $45.58/hr $94,800
Delaware $44.58/hr $92,730
Mississippi $44.17/hr $91,870
South Carolina $43.57/hr $90,630
Hawaii $42.51/hr $88,410
Alabama $41.82/hr $86,980
Missouri $40.67/hr $84,580
Colorado $40.64/hr $84,530
Iowa $40.33/hr $83,890
Nevada $39.42/hr $82,000
Washington $39.15/hr $81,430
Kansas $39.09/hr $81,310
Connecticut $38.82/hr $80,750
Kentucky $38.24/hr $79,540
Maine $37.93/hr $78,900
Idaho $37.56/hr $78,120
Massachusetts $37.3/hr $77,590
Arkansas $37.2/hr $77,370
Louisiana $37.01/hr $76,980
North Dakota $36.78/hr $76,490
Guam $36.7/hr $76,330
Oregon $36.06/hr $75,000
Nebraska $35.99/hr $74,850
South Dakota $35.91/hr $74,690
Montana $35.55/hr $73,950
Wyoming $35.26/hr $73,340
Virginia $35.15/hr $73,120
New Mexico $34.28/hr $71,300
Alaska $32.64/hr $67,880
North Carolina $32.41/hr $67,410
Utah $32.1/hr $66,770
Puerto Rico $31.82/hr $66,180
Tennessee $31.55/hr $65,620
Ohio $31.43/hr $65,380
New Hampshire $31.11/hr $64,720
Maryland $30.28/hr $62,980
Wisconsin $30.17/hr $62,750
California $30.06/hr $62,520
Pennsylvania $27.97/hr $58,180
District of Columbia $27.62/hr $57,450
New York $27.44/hr $57,080
Michigan $25.61/hr $53,260
New Jersey $25.46/hr $52,960


Category: Elementary school teachers, except special education

Total # Employed in the US 1,544,300
Average Yearly Salary $53,150
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$33,830 $40,850 $50,510 $63,600 $78,720
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.3% 1.0% 2.9% 2.1% 46.5% 44.4% 2.9%
Elementary school teachers, except special education — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alabama - $46,810
Alaska - $68,070
Arkansas - $42,450
California - $42,570
Colorado - $61,230
Connecticut - $48,010
Delaware - $66,660
District of Columbia - $50,480
Florida - $64,200
Hawaii - $49,400
Idaho - $52,390
Indiana - $48,730
Iowa - $48,340
Kansas - $58,510
Kentucky - $47,540
Louisiana - $41,720
Maine - $41,490
Maryland - $47,350
Massachusetts - $44,620
Michigan - $45,270
Mississippi - $61,000
Missouri - $60,810
Montana - $54,290
Nebraska - $51,290
Nevada - $41,770
New Hampshire - $43,200
New Jersey - $39,540
New Mexico - $43,850
New York - $47,110
North Carolina - $49,280
North Dakota - $60,860
Ohio - $50,930
Oklahoma - $65,820
Oregon - $42,550
Pennsylvania - $42,880
South Carolina - $51,970
South Dakota - $41,530
Tennessee - $50,550
Utah - $52,370
Virginia - $68,410
Washington - $45,310
West Virginia - $38,350
Wisconsin - $46,280
Wyoming - $49,970
Guam - $45,730
Puerto Rico - $51,940


Category: Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education

Total # Employed in the US 1,091,710
Average Yearly Salary $55,150
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$34,600 $42,070 $52,200 $66,110 $82,000
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.3% 0.7% 2.3% 1.6% 45.3% 46.5% 3.3%
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alabama - $47,320
Alaska - $67,640
Arkansas - $43,670
California - $45,410
Colorado - $63,860
Connecticut - $49,490
Delaware - $65,790
District of Columbia - $57,720
Florida - $55,740
Hawaii - $52,450
Idaho - $53,610
Indiana - $48,660
Iowa - $51,730
Kansas - $67,960
Kentucky - $45,810
Louisiana - $42,270
Maine - $42,240
Maryland - $49,470
Massachusetts - $46,150
Michigan - $45,380
Mississippi - $62,500
Missouri - $61,470
Montana - $52,110
Nebraska - $49,210
Nevada - $42,120
New Hampshire - $42,540
New Jersey - $38,970
New Mexico - $44,780
New York - $48,580
North Carolina - $51,340
North Dakota - $65,420
Ohio - $54,480
Oklahoma - $68,010
Oregon - $44,260
Pennsylvania - $41,310
South Carolina - $54,530
South Dakota - $42,320
Tennessee - $50,390
Utah - $55,150
Virginia - $65,050
Washington - $48,030
West Virginia - $38,070
Wisconsin - $46,520
Wyoming - $52,270
Guam - $43,480
Puerto Rico - $52,510


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