Elementary Education Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

Elementary Education faculty can choose to work at one of 3 elementary education schools in Grand Rapids. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in elementary education in the city of Grand Rapids, which encompasses elementary education training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Elementary Education
  • Bachelors degree in Elementary Education


Statistics

Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Elementary Education Employment

Grand Rapids 4,320
Michigan 53,010

Exactly 4,320 of the 53,010 elementary education professionals employed in Michigan, work in Grand Rapids. The number of elementary education professionals in Grand Rapids has shrunk by 24% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for elementary education professionals in Grand Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Elementary Education employment growth

62,480 55,080 55,310 57,120 53,010
5,660 5,570 4,320 4,720 4,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Elementary Education VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$54,435 $55,940 $61,233 $58,488 $59,848
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

As the number of elementary education professionals in Grand Rapids has shrunk, salaries for elementary education professionals have increased. Grand Rapids elementary education professionals made $59,848 per year, on average, in 2010. Elementary education professionals in Grand Rapids made a yearly average salary of $54,435, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Grand Rapids

10th percentile
$38,095
25th percentile
$49,152
50th percentile
$59,522
75th percentile
$73,118
90th percentile
$83,272

Elementary education professionals in Grand Rapids earn a median salary of $59,522 per year. The 10% of elementary education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,095 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,272 per year.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Visual Communications
$37,863
Early Childhood Education
$44,057
Special Education
$49,000
Elementary Education
$59,848
Teaching
$62,522
Educational Leadership
$88,863

Elementary education professional salaries in Grand Rapids are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education schools in Grand Rapids

3

There are 3 accredited elementary education schools in the city. Many of Grand Rapids' elementary education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Elementary Education Programs Offered In Grand Rapids

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in elementary education offered by Grand Rapids' elementary education schools.

Student Completed Elementary Education Degrees In Grand Rapids

associate
51
bachelor
38
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total89

In 2010 approximately 89 students graduated from elementary education courses.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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