Teaching Schools
In Columbus, Mississippi

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

  • Bachelors degree in Teaching
  • Masters degree in Teaching


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Teaching Employment

Columbus 6,680
Mississippi 36,530

Of the 34,650 teaching professionals employed in Mississippi, 6,680 work in Columbus. The number of teaching professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for teaching professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Teaching employment growth

38,620 37,300 37,230 37,110 34,650
7,040 7,740 7,620 No data 6,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$45,887 $56,614 $58,496 No data $50,276
$29,460 $30,890 $32,370 No data $32,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of teaching professionals in Columbus has shrunk, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $50,276 per year was earned by teaching professionals in Columbus. The average salary for teaching professionals in Columbus was $45,887 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Columbus

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Teaching professionals make a median salary of $49,246 per year in Columbus. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,026 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 150% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Columbus

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

On average teaching professional salaries in Columbus are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Columbus


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

Teaching Programs Offered In Columbus


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Columbus' teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Columbus


In 2010 approximately 90 students graduated from teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Mississippi

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