Teaching Schools
In Brookings, South Dakota

The city of Brookings has only one school where teaching faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching education in Brookings, which includes teaching training at the teaching bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Teaching Employment

Brookings 3,000
South Dakota 10,880

Exactly 3,000 of South Dakota's 10,140 teaching professionals work in Brookings. The number of teaching professionals in Brookings has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of teaching professionals in Brookings has decreased, overall employment in Brookings has also decreased.

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Teaching employment growth

10,820 10,810 10,690 10,750 10,140
3,590 3,610 3,590 No data 3,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Brookings

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Brookings

$47,234 $48,997 $51,029 No data $44,569
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Brookings
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Brookings

As the number of teaching professionals in Brookings has shrunk, salaries for teaching professionals have also decreased. Brookings teaching professionals made $44,569 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, teaching professionals in Brookings made an average salary of $47,234 per year. The decline in the salary of teaching professionals in Brookings is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Brookings

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Teaching professionals in Brookings earn a median salary of $43,713 per year. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 86%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,120 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,878 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Brookings

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Brookings


There is only one accredited teaching school in the city. Many of Brookings' teaching professionals are graduates of this school.

Teaching Programs Offered In Brookings


Brookings' teaching schools offer 4 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Brookings


Approximately 68 students graduated from teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Brookings, South Dakota

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