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Teaching Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

Teaching faculty can choose to work at one of 8 teaching schools in New Orleans. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching education in New Orleans, which includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Teaching Employment

New Orleans 13,310
Louisiana 61,310

Of the 55,670 teaching professionals employed in Louisiana, 13,310 work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of teaching professionals in New Orleans has grown by 116%. Overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Teaching employment growth

47,790 51,140 58,400 59,720 55,670
6,160 10,470 13,440 15,490 13,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$46,873 $49,140 $52,647 $53,225 $61,660
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of teaching professionals in New Orleans has grown, salaries for teaching professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $61,660 per year was earned by teaching professionals in New Orleans. The average salary for teaching professionals in New Orleans was $46,873 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Teaching professionals make a median salary of $55,929 per year in New Orleans. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 133%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,901 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,459 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in New Orleans


There are 8 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of New Orleans' teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In New Orleans


There are a total of 30 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by New Orleans' teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 115 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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