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Teaching Schools
In Bellingham, Washington

Teaching faculty can choose to work at one of 4 teaching schools in Bellingham. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching education in Bellingham, which includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Bellingham Vs. Washington Teaching Employment

Bellingham 1,860
Washington 73,230

Exactly 1,860 of Washington State's 70,520 teaching professionals work in Bellingham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Bellingham, there has been a 3% growth in the number of teaching professionals. As the number of teaching professionals in Bellingham has increased, overall employment in Bellingham has decreased.

Bellingham Vs. Washington Teaching employment growth

68,030 69,310 68,230 69,750 70,520
1,810 1,790 1,830 1,830 1,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Bellingham

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Bellingham

$53,786 $52,693 $53,183 $53,332 $69,562
$36,260 $37,990 $39,340 $39,870 $41,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Bellingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bellingham

As the number of teaching professionals in Bellingham has grown, salaries for teaching professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $69,562 per year was earned by teaching professionals in Bellingham. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for teaching professionals in Bellingham was $53,786 per year. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Bellingham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Bellingham

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90th percentile

Teaching professionals in Bellingham make a median yearly salary of $67,765. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 120%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,864 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,018 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Bellingham

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Bellingham


There are 4 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of Bellingham's teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In Bellingham


There are a total of 23 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Bellingham's teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Bellingham


Approximately 222 students completed teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Bellingham, Washington

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