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Teaching Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

There are 6 teaching schools in Grand Rapids for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching education in Grand Rapids, which includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Teaching Employment

Grand Rapids 8,300
Michigan 109,540

Exactly 8,300 of Michigan's 104,000 teaching professionals work in Grand Rapids. There has been a 8% growth in the number of teaching professionals in Grand Rapids between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for teaching professionals in Grand Rapids has increased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Teaching employment growth

122,660 114,180 111,130 112,310 104,000
7,710 8,170 8,220 9,110 8,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$55,388 $55,711 $57,606 $58,073 $62,522
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

In Grand Rapids, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 Grand Rapids teaching professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,522. The average salary for teaching professionals in Grand Rapids was $55,388 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Grand Rapids is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Grand Rapids

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Teaching professionals make a median salary of $61,086 per year in Grand Rapids. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 129%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,265 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,871 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Grand Rapids


Many of Grand Rapids' teaching professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited teaching schools in the city.

Teaching Programs Offered In Grand Rapids


There are a total of 33 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Grand Rapids' teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Grand Rapids


Approximately 282 students graduated from teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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