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Teaching Schools
In Yankton, South Dakota

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


Professional Trends

Yankton Vs. South Dakota Teaching Employment

Yankton 3,000
South Dakota 10,880

Of the 10,140 teaching professionals employed in South Dakota, 3,000 work in Yankton. The number of teaching professionals in Yankton has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of teaching professionals in Yankton has decreased, overall employment in Yankton has also decreased.

Yankton Vs. South Dakota Teaching employment growth

10,820 10,810 10,690 10,750 10,140
3,590 3,610 3,590 No data 3,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Yankton

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Yankton

$47,234 $48,997 $51,029 No data $44,569
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Yankton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Yankton

As the number of teaching professionals in Yankton has shrunk, salaries for teaching professionals have also decreased. In 2010 teaching professionals in Yankton reportedly earned an average salary of $44,569 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for teaching professionals in Yankton was $47,234 per year. The decline in the salary of teaching professionals in Yankton is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Yankton

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Teaching professionals in Yankton make a median yearly salary of $43,713. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 86%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,120 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,878 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Yankton

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Yankton


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

Teaching Programs Offered In Yankton


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Yankton's teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Yankton


In 2010 approximately 24 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Yankton, South Dakota

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