Teaching Schools In Nevada

In Nevada, there are 9 accredited schools where teaching classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the teaching academic community in Nevada, and the future trends in teaching training at the following levels:

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


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

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  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

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  3. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Great Basin College

    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

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  5. Sierra Nevada College

    999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, Nevada 89451

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  6. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

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  7. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus

    7455 W Washington Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128-4340

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  8. Nevada State College

    1125 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89002

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  9. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus

    10345 Professional Cir, Ste 200, Reno, Nevada 89251-5862

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Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Teaching Employment

Nevada 24,860
National 4,078,490

Approximately 1% of the country's teaching professionals work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Teaching professionals In Nevada

29,700 28,670 26,640 26,570 24,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Teaching is a shrinking field in Nevada. 5,610 less teaching professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of teaching has shrunk by 19% in Nevada. 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 Nevada

$51,764 $46,318 $46,714 $54,076 $63,425
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nevada, as the number of teaching professionals is declining, the salaries earned by teaching professionals are increasing. The mean salary for teaching professionals in 2006 was $51,764 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $63,425 per year.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Nevada

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 18% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Nevada, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of teaching. The pay differential between the highest paid teaching professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 102%

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Nevada

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Special Education

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited teaching schools in Nevada is increasing. In 2006, 779 students graduated from teaching courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 981 students graduated.

This represents a 26% increase in the number of teaching degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. Most of these graduates, or 61%, earned a bachelor's degree in teaching.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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