Elementary Education Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 28 accredited schools where elementary education classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of elementary education and elementary education training in Tennessee, 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. Bethel University in McKenzie

    325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  2. Bryan College in Dayton

    721 Bryan Drive, Dayton, Tennessee 37321-7000

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  3. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  4. Cumberland University

    One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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  5. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  6. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  7. Free Will Baptist Bible College

    3606 West End Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37205-0117

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  8. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  9. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  10. Johnson Bible College

    7900 Johnson Dr, Knoxville, Tennessee 37998

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  11. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  12. South College

    3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909-0000

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  13. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  14. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  15. Martin Methodist College

    433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799

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  16. Victory University

    255 N Highland, Memphis, Tennessee 38111-1375

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  17. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  18. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  19. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  20. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  21. Tennessee Temple University

    1815 Union Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

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  22. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  23. Northeast State Community College

    2425 Hwy 75, Blountville, Tennessee 37617-0246

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  24. Tusculum College

    60 Shiloh Road, Greeneville, Tennessee 37743

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  25. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  26. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  27. University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus

    65 Germantown Ct Ste 100, Cordova, Tennessee 38018-7290

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  28. University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

    1208 Pointe Centre Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421-3983

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

Tennessee 44,870
National 2,108,120

Of all of the elementary education professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In Tennessee

39,910 39,550 44,010 43,860 44,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, elementary education is a growing field. In Tennessee, 4,960 more elementary education professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of elementary education professionals has grown by 12%. This growth 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 Tennessee

$45,993 $47,513 $50,250 $51,652 $51,880
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by elementary education professionals is increasing in Tennessee. Elementary education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,993 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,880 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$37,502
25th percentile
$43,698
50th percentile
$51,252
75th percentile
$60,108
90th percentile
$68,688

This represents a 11% growth in 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 83% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Early Childhood Education
$38,415
Educational Leadership
$65,098
Elementary Education
$51,880
Special Education
$46,133
Teaching
$53,882
Visual Communications
$45,570

In Tennessee, elementary education professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
23
master
8
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total35

As the number of elementary education professionals is increasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 28 accredited elementary education schools in Tennessee state is also increasing. In 2006, 622 students graduated from elementary education courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 627 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of elementary education school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee by 1%. Most of these graduates, or 66%, earned an bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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