Teaching Schools
In Columbus, Georgia

Teaching faculty can choose to work at one of 2 teaching schools in Columbus. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the teaching academic community in Columbus, and the future trends. Academia in teaching includes teaching training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Georgia Teaching Employment

Columbus 2,460
Georgia 134,210

Exactly 2,460 of the 123,340 teaching professionals employed in Georgia, work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of teaching professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 19%. As the number of teaching professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Georgia Teaching employment growth

135,500 136,410 136,230 132,770 123,340
3,030 2,770 2,270 2,430 2,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$49,429 $47,561 $48,457 $56,000 $59,110
$31,920 $33,210 $35,050 $36,680 $37,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for teaching professionals in Columbus have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $59,110 per year was earned by teaching professionals in Columbus. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for teaching professionals in Columbus was $49,429 per year. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Columbus is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Columbus

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

Teaching professionals in Columbus make a median yearly salary of $58,396. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 93%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,434 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,086 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Columbus

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Columbus


There are 2 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of Columbus' teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' teaching schools offer 28 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 269 students graduated from teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Georgia

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