Teaching Schools
In Grand Rapids, Minnesota

The city of Grand Rapids has only one school where teaching faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the teaching academic community in Grand Rapids, and the future trends. Academia in teaching includes teaching training at the teaching associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Minnesota Teaching Employment

Grand Rapids 1,190
Minnesota 70,440

Exactly 1,190 of the 64,660 teaching professionals employed in Minnesota, work in Grand Rapids. There has been a 24% decline in the number of teaching professionals in Grand Rapids between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Grand Rapids has also decreased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Minnesota Teaching employment growth

67,580 73,540 74,840 74,960 64,660
1,560 1,610 1,650 No data 1,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$50,883 $52,219 $53,316 No data $55,088
$33,370 $34,300 $34,770 No data $35,780
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 teaching professionals in Grand Rapids reportedly earned an average salary of $55,088 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, teaching professionals in Grand Rapids made an average salary of $50,883 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Grand Rapids

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Grand Rapids teaching professionals earn a median yearly salary of $55,412. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 75%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,346 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,596 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, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Grand Rapids


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

Teaching Programs Offered In Grand Rapids


Grand Rapids' teaching school offers one teaching degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Grand Rapids


In 2010 approximately 4 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

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