Elementary Education Schools In Colorado

In Colorado, there are 5 accredited schools where elementary education classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Colorado's elementary education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in elementary education includes elementary education training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Elementary Education
  • PhD degree in Elementary Education


Schools

  1. Colorado Christian University

    8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80226

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  2. Colorado College

    14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

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  3. University of Northern Colorado

    Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, Colorado 80639

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  4. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus

    10004 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124-5453

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  5. University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus

    5725 Mark Dabling Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919-2221

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

Colorado 33,330
National 2,108,120

Of all of the elementary education professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In Colorado

30,000 30,380 30,960 33,060 33,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, the field of elementary education is growing. In Colorado, 3,330 more elementary education professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of elementary education has grown by 11% in Colorado. This is faster than the trend for elementary education professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of elementary education professionals has shrunk by 0% between 2006 and 2010.

Elementary Education VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$53,113 $53,993 $55,548 $56,145 $57,435
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of elementary education professionals is growing, the salaries paid to elementary education professionals are increasing in Colorado. Elementary education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $53,113 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $57,435 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$40,555
25th percentile
$46,868
50th percentile
$56,095
75th percentile
$67,460
90th percentile
$79,165

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Colorado, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of elementary education. The pay differential between the highest paid elementary education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 95%

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Colorado

Early Childhood Education
$42,215
Educational Leadership
$75,645
Elementary Education
$57,435
Special Education
$52,730
Teaching
$60,109
Visual Communications
$46,015

Elementary education professionals in Colorado earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total6

As the number of elementary education professionals is increasing in Colorado state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited elementary education schools in Colorado state is decreasing. In 2006, 265 students graduated from elementary education courses in Colorado. And in 2010, 50 students graduated.

Thus there was a 81% percent decrease in the number of elementary education school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a master's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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