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Fast Facts for Elementary School Teachers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Merced, Hanford and Madera
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Santa Ana and Santa Barbara
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, San Diego and Oakland

Salaries for Elementary School Teachers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Yuba City, Fresno and Santa Ana

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Programs
  • M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
  • M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
  • M.A. in Reading with an Emphasis in Elementary Education
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Programs
  • M.A. Education with Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential
  • Preliminary Education Specialist Credential
  • Multiple Subject English Learner Teaching Credential
  • Founded over 60 years ago on the principles of inclusion and social justice.
  • Offers credit for previous life and work experience.
  • Equipped with over 17,000 titles in their library.
  • Has 3 semesters and 6 start dates a year.
  • Located in Pasadena, CA, with instructional sites in Sacramento, Salinas, Santa Cruz, and Visalia as well as online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching
  • B.S. in Child Studies
  • Master of Education - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • Early Childhood Education - EdS
  • Early Childhood Education - Doctor of Education
  • Early Childhood Education - PhD in Education
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • Education Specialist in Instructional Design and Technology
  • Master of Science in Education
  • Master of Science in Education - Teaching and Learning
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • MS - Teaching and Learning
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month
Programs
  • Instructional Design & Technology
  • Push Your Creativity To The Next Level.
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
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Programs
  • Online Accelerated Teaching Certification
  • MS in Education - Instructional Technology - Master's Only

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More California Elementary School Teacher Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
San Diego
Doctorate
3,704
Scotts Valley
Masters
537
La Mirada
Doctorate & First Professional
5,830
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
Orange
Masters
6,328
Claremont
Doctorate
2,127
Irvine
Masters
2,392
San Rafael
Masters
2,125
Fresno
Masters
2,391
Oakland
Masters
1,114
Fullerton
Masters
974
Pleasant Hill
Doctorate
1,565
Loma Linda
Doctorate & First Professional
4,022
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
8,977
Oakland
Doctorate
1,446
La Jolla
Masters
26,363
Belmont
Masters
1,491
Los Angeles
Masters
1,877
Pasadena
Masters
1,064
Angwin
Masters
1,363
Oakland
Masters
758
San Diego
Masters
3,480
Santa Clara
Doctorate & First Professional
8,685
San Jose
Bachelor
551
Davis
Doctorate & First Professional
29,796
Irvine
Doctorate & First Professional
26,483
La Verne
Doctorate & First Professional
7,370
San Francisco
Doctorate & First Professional
8,714
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408
Stockton
Doctorate
6,235
Santa Barbara
Bachelor
1,337
Rocklin
Bachelor
515

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Elementary School Teachers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Elementary School Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Elementary School Teachers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 4960 $66,350
Chico 670 $51,030
El Centro 1200 $74,660
Fresno 3620 $72,790
Hanford 890 $73,650
Corcoran 890 $73,650
Sacramento 6550 $71,260
Roseville 6550 $71,260
Arden 6550 $71,260
Arcade 6550 $71,260
Salinas 3080 $74,110
San Diego 11340 $70,850
Carlsbad 11340 $70,850
Los Angeles 43080 $76,800
Long Beach 43080 $76,800
Anaheim 43080 $76,800
Madera 850 $73,060
Merced 1690 $71,340
Modesto 2060 $80,100
Napa 770 $73,000
Oxnard 4060 $74,260
Thousand Oaks 4060 $74,260
Ventura 4060 $74,260
Redding 960 $65,860
Riverside 18120 $81,320
San Bernardino 18120 $81,320
Ontario 18120 $81,320
San Francisco 17880 $73,940
Oakland 17880 $73,940
Hayward 17880 $73,940
Stockton 3270 $70,680
Lodi 3270 $70,680
San Jose 9750 $73,020
Sunnyvale 9750 $73,020
Santa Clara 9750 $73,020
Vallejo 1200 $64,690
Fairfield 1200 $64,690
Visalia 1870 $69,080
Porterville 1870 $69,080
Yuba City 1160 $74,380
San Luis Obispo 860 $71,530
Paso Robles 860 $71,530
Arroyo Grande 860 $71,530
Santa Cruz 640 $65,630
Watsonville 640 $65,630
Santa Maria 2100 $71,920
Santa Barbara 2100 $71,920
Santa Rosa 2210 $70,120

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