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Teaching Schools In South Dakota

In South Dakota, there are 14 accredited schools where teaching classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the teaching academic community in South Dakota, and the future trends in teaching training at the following levels:


  1. Augustana College in Sioux Falls

    2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197-0001

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  2. Black Hills State University

    1200 University St, Spearfish, South Dakota 57799-9500

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  3. Kilian Community College

    300 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103-7020

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  4. Dakota State University

    820 N Washington, Madison, South Dakota 57042-1799

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  5. Dakota Wesleyan University

    1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301-4398

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  6. Mount Marty College

    1105 W. 8th Street, Yankton, South Dakota 57078-3724

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  7. Northern State University

    1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-7198

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  8. Oglala Lakota College

    490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, South Dakota 57752-0490

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  9. Presentation College

    1500 N Main, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-1280

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  10. South Dakota State University

    Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007-1898

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Sinte Gleska University

    E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle, Mission, South Dakota 57555-0105

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  12. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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  13. Sisseton Wahpeton College

    BIA Rd 700, Sisseton, South Dakota 57262

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  14. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Teaching Employment

South Dakota 10,880
National 4,078,490

Of all of the teaching professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Teaching professionals In South Dakota

10,820 10,810 10,690 10,750 10,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Dakota, the field of teaching is shrinking. In South Dakota, 680 less teaching professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for teaching professionals which shows a 6% decrease in the number of teaching professionals working around the nation.

Teaching VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$46,622 $48,095 $50,691 $51,266 $55,098
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to teaching professionals are growing in South Dakota. The mean salary for teaching professionals in 2006 was $46,622 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $55,098 per year.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in South Dakota

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

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of teaching, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid teaching professionals earning 120% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Dakota state.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Special Education

In South Dakota, teaching professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Teaching programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota


As the number of teaching professionals is decreasing in South Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited teaching schools in South Dakota state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 652 teaching graduates from teaching courses in South Dakota and in 2010 there were 603 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of teaching school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota by 8%. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in teaching.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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