Elementary Education Schools In South Dakota

There are 11 accredited elementary education schools in South Dakota for faculty who teach elementary education classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of elementary education and elementary education training in South Dakota, which includes elementary education training at the following levels:

  • Elementary Education Certificate
  • Associates degree in Elementary Education
  • Bachelors degree in Elementary Education
  • Masters degree in Elementary Education


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Sioux Falls

    2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197-0001

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  2. Black Hills State University

    1200 University St, Spearfish, South Dakota 57799-9500

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  3. Dakota State University

    820 N Washington, Madison, South Dakota 57042-1799

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  4. Dakota Wesleyan University

    1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301-4398

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  5. Mount Marty College

    1105 W. 8th Street, Yankton, South Dakota 57078-3724

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  6. Northern State University

    1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-7198

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  7. Oglala Lakota College

    490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, South Dakota 57752-0490

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  8. Sinte Gleska University

    E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle, Mission, South Dakota 57555-0105

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  9. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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  10. Sisseton Wahpeton College

    BIA Rd 700, Sisseton, South Dakota 57262

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  11. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

South Dakota 5,830
National 2,108,120

Of all of the elementary education professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of South Dakota.

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In South Dakota

5,920 5,800 5,740 5,760 5,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Dakota, the field of elementary education is shrinking. There were 90 less elementary education professionals working in South Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Dakota, this field has shrunk by 2% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for elementary education professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of elementary education professionals working around the nation.

Elementary Education VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$39,745 $41,340 $43,688 $44,502 $45,858
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by elementary education professionals is increasing in South Dakota. The mean salary for elementary education professionals in 2006 was $39,745 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $45,858 per year.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in South Dakota

10th percentile
$34,432
25th percentile
$38,785
50th percentile
$44,648
75th percentile
$51,660
90th percentile
$60,462

Thus, there was a 13% growth in elementary education professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of elementary education, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid elementary education professionals earning 76% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Dakota state.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Early Childhood Education
$39,302
Educational Leadership
$71,217
Elementary Education
$45,858
Special Education
$39,243
Teaching
$53,366
Visual Communications
$32,380

In South Dakota, elementary education professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota

associate
3
bachelor
10
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total19

The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited elementary education schools in South Dakota is decreasing. In South Dakota, there were 361 graduates in 2006. And there were 291 graduates from elementary education courses in 2010.

This represents a 19% decrease in the number of elementary education degree or certificate school graduates in South Dakota state. A majority of these graduates, or 53%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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