Teaching Schools In Delaware

In Delaware, there are 7 accredited schools where teaching classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in teaching in the state of Delaware, which encompasses teaching training at the following levels:

  • Teaching Certificate
  • Associates degree in Teaching
  • Bachelors degree in Teaching
  • Masters degree in Teaching


  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens

    Route 18, Seashore Highway, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry

    100 Campus Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Delaware State University

    1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Wesley College in Dover

    120 N State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-3875

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Wilmington University

    320 Dupont Hwy, New Castle, Delaware 19720

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Teaching Employment

Delaware 10,970
National 4,078,490

Of all of the teaching professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Delaware.

Employment Growth for Teaching professionals In Delaware

11,970 10,950 12,390 12,290 10,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of teaching professionals is shrinking in Delaware. In 2010 there were 1,530 less teaching professionals working in Delaware than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of teaching professionals has shrunk by 13%. This is faster than the trend for teaching professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of teaching professionals has shrunk by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Teaching VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$62,848 $64,397 $60,242 $64,661 $64,272
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to teaching professionals are growing in Delaware. Teaching professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $62,848 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,272 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Delaware

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a 2% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 72% pay differential between the highest paid teaching professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of teaching in Delaware.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Delaware

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Special Education

Teaching professionals in Delaware earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Teaching programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited teaching schools in Delaware is decreasing. In 2006, 1,040 students graduated from teaching courses in Delaware. And in 2010, 838 students graduated.

Thus there was a 19% percent decrease in the number of teaching school degree or certificate graduates in Delaware. A majority of these graduates, or 54%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in teaching.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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