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Teaching Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

In Lafayette, there are 2 teaching schools where teaching faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the teaching academic community in Lafayette, and the future trends. Academia in teaching includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Teaching Employment

Lafayette 140
Louisiana 61,310

Exactly 140 of Louisiana's 55,670 teaching professionals work in Lafayette. There has been a 42% decline in the number of teaching professionals in Lafayette between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of teaching professionals in Lafayette has decreased, overall employment in Lafayette has also decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Teaching employment growth

47,790 51,140 58,400 59,720 55,670
240 590 580 260 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$37,825 $42,475 $44,065 $51,650 $52,280
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

As the number of teaching professionals in Lafayette has shrunk, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. Lafayette teaching professionals made $52,280 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, teaching professionals in Lafayette made an average salary of $37,825 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lafayette.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Lafayette

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90th percentile

Teaching professionals in Lafayette earn a median salary of $52,230 per year. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,460 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 141% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Early Childhood Education

On average teaching professionals in Lafayette earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Lafayette.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Lafayette


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

Teaching Programs Offered In Lafayette


Lafayette's teaching schools offer 15 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Lafayette


In 2010 approximately 237 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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