Elementary Education Schools In West Virginia

West Virginia has 18 accredited elementary education schools where elementary education faculty who teach elementary education classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the elementary education academic community in West Virginia, and the future trends in elementary education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alderson Broaddus College

    101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035

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  2. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

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  3. Bethany College in Bethany

    Bethany, West Virginia 26032

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  4. Bluefield State College

    219 Rock St, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701

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  5. University of Charleston

    2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25304

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  6. Concord University

    100 Vermillion Street, Athens, West Virginia 24712

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  7. Davis & Elkins College

    100 Campus Dr, Elkins, West Virginia 26241-3996

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  8. Glenville State College

    200 High Street, Glenville, West Virginia 26351-1292

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  9. Marshall University

    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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  10. Ohio Valley University

    #1 Campus View Drive, Vienna, West Virginia 26105-8000

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  11. West Virginia University at Parkersburg

    300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26104

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  12. Potomac State College of West Virginia University

    101 Fort Ave, Keyser, West Virginia 26726

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  13. Shepherd University

    301 N. King St, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-3210

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  14. West Virginia State University

    Rte 25, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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  15. West Liberty University

    Route 88, West Liberty, West Virginia 26074

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  16. West Virginia Wesleyan College

    59 College Ave, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994

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  17. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

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  18. Wheeling Jesuit University

    316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

West Virginia 12,870
National 2,108,120

Of all of the elementary education professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of West Virginia.

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In West Virginia

13,910 12,470 12,120 13,920 12,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Elementary Education is a shrinking field in West Virginia. 1,040 less elementary education professionals were working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in West Virginia, this field has shrunk by 7% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of elementary education professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of elementary education professionals has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010.

Elementary Education VS. All Professions salaries in West Virginia

$44,070 $44,948 $46,290 $47,555 $48,262
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of elementary education professionals is declining, the salaries earned by elementary education professionals are increasing. In 2006 elementary education professionals made a mean salary of $44,070 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,262 per year.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$33,475
25th percentile
$39,822
50th percentile
$48,608
75th percentile
$57,250
90th percentile
$64,512

Thus, there was a 9% growth in elementary education professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In West Virginia state, within the field of elementary education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid elementary education professionals earn 93% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Early Childhood Education
$36,860
Educational Leadership
$61,585
Elementary Education
$48,262
Special Education
$41,303
Teaching
$46,116
Visual Communications
$39,257

Elementary education professionals in West Virginia earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia

associate
2
bachelor
15
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total19

The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited elementary education schools in West Virginia is decreasing. In 2006 there were 588 elementary education graduates from elementary education courses in West Virginia and in 2010 there were 485 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of elementary education school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia by 18%. 79% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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