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Teaching Schools
In Portland, Oregon

The city of Portland has 7 schools where teaching faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching education in Portland, which includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Teaching Employment

Portland 22,390
Oregon 40,780

Of the 38,910 teaching professionals employed in Oregon, 22,390 work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portland, there has been a 10% decline in the number of teaching professionals. As the number of teaching professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Teaching employment growth

39,930 45,240 42,670 44,960 38,910
24,970 26,540 25,670 26,960 22,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$60,781 $62,752 $64,167 $69,868 $73,138
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for teaching professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $73,138 per year was earned by teaching professionals in Portland. The average salary for teaching professionals in Portland was $60,781 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Portland

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Portland teaching professionals earn a median yearly salary of $65,774. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,198 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $112,820 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Portland

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Portland


Many of Portland's teaching professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited teaching schools in the city.

Teaching Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's teaching schools offer 35 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Portland


In 2010 approximately 881 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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