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Teaching Schools
In Olympia, Washington

Teaching faculty can choose to work at one of 2 teaching schools in Olympia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in teaching in the city of Olympia, which encompasses teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Olympia Vs. Washington Teaching Employment

Olympia 2,090
Washington 73,230

Of the 70,520 teaching professionals employed in Washington State, 2,090 work in Olympia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Olympia, there has been a 21% decline in the number of teaching professionals. As the number of teaching professionals in Olympia has decreased, overall employment in Olympia has increased.

Olympia Vs. Washington Teaching employment growth

68,030 69,310 68,230 69,750 70,520
2,640 2,370 2,190 2,210 2,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Olympia

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Olympia

$53,559 $57,635 $58,493 $56,488 $56,786
$40,840 $42,390 $44,440 $45,570 $46,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Olympia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Olympia

In Olympia, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 Olympia teaching professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,786. Four years earlier in 2006, teaching professionals in Olympia made an average salary of $53,559 per year. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Olympia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Olympia

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Teaching professionals in Olympia make a median yearly salary of $57,971. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,380 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 70% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Olympia

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

Olympia teaching professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Olympia


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

Teaching Programs Offered In Olympia


Olympia's teaching schools offer 5 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Olympia


In 2010 approximately 61 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Olympia, Washington

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