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Teaching Schools
In Independence, Kansas

The city of Independence has only one school where teaching faculty can find employment. The trends in Independence's teaching academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes teaching training at the teaching associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Independence Vs. Kansas Teaching Employment

Independence 14,100
Kansas 41,980

Of the 39,790 teaching professionals employed in Kansas, 14,100 work in Independence. There has been a 15% decline in the number of teaching professionals in Independence between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for teaching professionals in Independence has decreased, overall employment in Independence has increased.

Independence Vs. Kansas Teaching employment growth

45,140 45,110 45,010 45,360 39,790
16,570 17,920 17,740 No data 14,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Independence

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Independence

$47,207 $50,378 $50,226 No data $50,825
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Independence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Independence

In Independence, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 teaching professionals in Independence reportedly earned an average salary of $50,825 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for teaching professionals in Independence was $47,207 per year. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Independence is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Independence

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Teaching professionals make a median salary of $48,346 per year in Independence. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,410 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $78,092 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Independence

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

On average teaching professionals in Independence earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Independence.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Independence


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

Teaching Programs Offered In Independence


Independence's teaching schools offer 2 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Independence


In 2010 approximately 3 students graduated from teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Independence, Kansas

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