Teaching Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

The city of Columbia has 3 schools where teaching faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in teaching in the city of Columbia, which encompasses teaching training at the following levels:

  • Teaching Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Teaching
  • Masters degree in Teaching
  • PhD degree in Teaching


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Teaching Employment

Columbia 590
Missouri 78,570

Exactly 590 of Missouri's 72,200 teaching professionals work in Columbia. There has been a 21% decline in the number of teaching professionals in Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for teaching professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Teaching employment growth

49,080 77,200 79,930 86,330 72,200
750 1,740 1,980 1,840 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$44,295 $42,990 $52,336 $52,268 $53,148
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,148 per year was earned by teaching professionals in Columbia. The average salary for teaching professionals in Columbia was $44,295 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Columbia

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Teaching professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $50,681 per year. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 160%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,058 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,697 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Columbia

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

Columbia teaching professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Columbia


There are 3 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of Columbia's teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In Columbia


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Columbia's teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 267 students graduated from teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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