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Elementary Education Schools In Rhode Island

Elementary Education classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited elementary education schools in Rhode Island. The trends in Rhode Island's elementary education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in elementary education includes elementary education training at the following levels:


  1. Providence College

    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Roger Williams University

    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

Rhode Island 6,680
National 2,108,120

Of all of the elementary education professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Rhode Island.

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In Rhode Island

6,410 6,720 5,570 6,850 6,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, the field of elementary education is growing. There were 270 more elementary education professionals working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 4% growth in the field. This growth 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 Rhode Island

$61,545 $68,973 $73,833 $73,725 $72,592
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to elementary education professionals are growing in Rhode Island. The mean salary for elementary education professionals in 2006 was $61,545 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $72,592 per year.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Rhode Island, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of elementary education. The pay differential between the highest paid elementary education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 106%

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Special Education
Visual Communications

In Rhode Island, elementary education professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited elementary education schools in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006, 254 students graduated from elementary education courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 162 students graduated.

This represents a 36% decrease in the number of elementary education degree or certificate school graduates in Rhode Island state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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The number of elementary education faculty, growth in the field of elementary education academia and elementary education faculty salaries in Rhode Island, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching elementary education courses to students at the bachelors degree in elementary education, and masters degree in elementary education levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of elementary education in Rhode Island. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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