Teaching Schools In Utah

Utah has 13 accredited teaching schools where teaching faculty who teach teaching classes 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 Utah, which encompasses 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. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah

    451 E 400 N, Price, Utah 84501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Dixie State College of Utah

    225 S 700 E, Saint George, Utah 84770-3876

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. University of Phoenix-Utah Campus

    5373 S. Green Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123-4642

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  13. Western Governors University

    4001 East 700 South, Suite 701, Salt Lake City, Utah 84107

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Teaching Employment

Utah 31,710
National 4,078,490

Of all of the teaching professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Teaching professionals In Utah

29,990 31,350 34,920 33,580 30,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, the field of teaching is growing. In 2010 there were 650 more teaching professionals working in Utah than there were in 2006. Thus, in Utah, this field has grown by 2% in four years. This growth is slower than the national trend for teaching professionals which shows a 6% decrease in the number of teaching professionals working around the nation.

Teaching VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$53,678 $57,596 $59,786 $60,188 $61,351
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to teaching professionals are growing in Utah. The mean salary for teaching professionals in 2006 was $53,678 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $61,351 per year.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Utah

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

Thus, teaching professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 185% 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 Utah.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Utah

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Special Education

In Utah, teaching professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of teaching professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited teaching schools in Utah state is also increasing. In 2006, 2,738 students graduated from teaching courses in Utah. And in 2010, 2,751 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of teaching school degree or certificate graduates in Utah by 0%. 65% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in teaching.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Utah

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