Teaching Schools
In Bristol, Rhode Island

Teaching faculty can choose to work at only one teaching school in Bristol. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in teaching in the city of Bristol, which encompasses teaching training at the following levels:

  • Teaching Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Teaching
  • Masters degree in Teaching


Professional Trends

Bristol Vs. Rhode Island Teaching Employment

Bristol 14,180
Rhode Island 13,380

Exactly 14,180 of the 12,460 teaching professionals employed in Rhode Island, work in Bristol. There has been a 5% growth in the number of teaching professionals in Bristol between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of teaching professionals in Bristol has increased, overall employment in Bristol has also increased.

Bristol Vs. Rhode Island Teaching employment growth

11,690 13,360 12,150 12,350 12,460
13,560 16,230 15,150 15,420 14,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Bristol

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Bristol

$66,807 $70,238 $72,104 $73,188 $72,471
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Bristol
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bristol

As the number of teaching professionals in Bristol has grown, salaries for teaching professionals have also increased. In 2010 teaching professionals in Bristol reportedly earned an average salary of $72,471 per year. Teaching professionals in Bristol made a yearly average salary of $66,807, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Bristol is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Bristol

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Bristol teaching professionals earn a median yearly salary of $69,575. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,659 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 150% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Bristol

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Bristol


Many of Bristol's teaching professionals are graduates of the only accredited teaching school in the city.

Teaching Programs Offered In Bristol


Bristol's teaching schools offer 4 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Bristol


In 2010 approximately 43 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Bristol, Rhode Island

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