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Teaching Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

In Birmingham, there are 3 teaching schools where teaching faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the teaching academic community in Birmingham, and the future trends. Academia in teaching includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Teaching Employment

Birmingham 3,120
Alabama 54,120

Exactly 3,120 of the 51,640 teaching professionals employed in Alabama, work in Birmingham. There has been a 20% decline in the number of teaching professionals in Birmingham between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Birmingham has also decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Teaching employment growth

53,290 52,340 53,740 55,220 51,640
3,920 4,510 4,880 No data 3,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$45,912 $50,907 $53,334 No data $51,264
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

As the number of teaching professionals in Birmingham has shrunk, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,264 per year was earned by teaching professionals in Birmingham. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for teaching professionals in Birmingham was $45,912 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Birmingham.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Birmingham

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

Teaching professionals make a median salary of $52,288 per year in Birmingham. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 87%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,138 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,541 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education

Teaching professional salaries in Birmingham are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Birmingham


Many of Birmingham's teaching professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited teaching schools in the city.

Teaching Programs Offered In Birmingham


Birmingham's teaching schools offer 21 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Birmingham


Approximately 413 students graduated from teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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