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Teaching Schools
In Washington DC

In Washington, there are 9 teaching schools where teaching faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the teaching academic community in Washington, and the future trends. Academia in teaching includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Teaching Employment

Washington DC 60,550
Washington DC 10,850

Exactly 60,550 of Washington DC's 10,510 teaching professionals work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of teaching professionals in Washington has shrunk by 7%. As the number of teaching professionals in Washington has decreased, overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Teaching employment growth

7,620 15,010 15,260 13,430 10,510
65,160 67,440 71,050 65,150 60,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$65,217 $66,109 $69,839 $71,461 $73,272
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

As the number of teaching professionals in Washington has shrunk, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 teaching professionals in Washington reportedly earned an average salary of $73,272 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for teaching professionals in Washington was $65,217 per year. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Washington is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Washington DC

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

Teaching professionals in Washington make a median yearly salary of $68,406. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,182 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $113,005 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Washington DC


There are 9 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of Washington's teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In Washington DC


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

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Washington DC


Approximately 389 students completed teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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