Teaching Schools
In Spearfish, South Dakota

In Spearfish, there is only one teaching school where teaching faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the teaching academic community in Spearfish, and the future trends. Academia in teaching includes teaching training at the following levels:

  • Teaching Certificate
  • Associates degree in Teaching
  • Bachelors degree in Teaching


Professional Trends

Spearfish Vs. South Dakota Teaching Employment

Spearfish 1,500
South Dakota 10,880

Exactly 1,500 of the 10,140 teaching professionals employed in South Dakota, work in Spearfish. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of teaching professionals in Spearfish has grown by 1%. As the number of teaching professionals in Spearfish has increased, overall employment in Spearfish has also increased.

Spearfish Vs. South Dakota Teaching employment growth

10,820 10,810 10,690 10,750 10,140
1,490 1,480 1,570 No data 1,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Spearfish

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Spearfish

$36,589 $39,815 $42,225 No data $45,741
$27,810 $28,740 $30,120 No data $31,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Spearfish
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Spearfish

In Spearfish, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 teaching professionals in Spearfish reportedly earned an average salary of $45,741 per year. Teaching professionals in Spearfish made a yearly average salary of $36,589, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Spearfish is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Spearfish

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

Spearfish teaching professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,308. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,940 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,666 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Spearfish

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Spearfish


There is only one accredited teaching school in the city. Many of Spearfish's teaching professionals are graduates of this school.

Teaching Programs Offered In Spearfish


Spearfish's teaching schools offer 9 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Spearfish


In 2010 approximately 103 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Spearfish, South Dakota

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