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Fast Facts for Elementary School Teachers in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greenville, Rocky Mount and Hickory
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greensboro, Durham and Asheville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro

Salaries for Elementary School Teachers in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Durham, Rocky Mount and Charlotte

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Programs
  • MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)
  • Undergraduate in Early Childhood
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Administration
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • M.A. in Reading with an Emphasis in Elementary Education
  • B.S. in Elementary Education
  • M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Are you ready to advance or start your career inspiring minds and changing lives? Apply to join GCU's prestigious teaching community.
  • GCU recognizes the diverse needs in education and creates meaningful experiences through all bachelor's and master's degree programs.
  • Traditional college or online programs, GCU offers education degrees for a variety of learning needs – take your pick!
  • Earn your master's or bachelor's degree online, on-campus or take individual courses for specific studies.
  • Join the GCU heritage and take advantage of the opportunity to engage, instruct and inspire.
Programs
  • Master of Education - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Master of Education in Teaching & Learning
  • Master of Education (M.ED.)
  • 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
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies
  • M.Ed. in Career and Technical Education
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
  • Concordia pursues online learning with the same passion and commitment to excellence that has marked our 110-year history. Our online degrees provides the same high academic standards as our on-campus.
  • #1 in M.Ed Degrees awarded by a Non-Profit University with over 8,000 M.Ed degrees that have been awarded to Concordia Online Students (Based on 2013-2014 IPEDS data); #3 MBA Program in Oregon (2015).
  • Your diploma and transcript is exactly the same as what students receive from Concordia’s on-campus program and carries the same value as a traditional degree
  • Concordia offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and awards designed to make the cost of a quality liberal arts education more affordable. Military benefits are available to candidates who qualify.
  • Concordia offers outstanding student-focused support including technical support and student service teams to assist you from initial contact through graduation. 
  • Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary/Secondary Education
  • Master of Education in Education Policy

American University (AU) is an accredited, private, not-for-profit university. Located in Washington, DC, American University was chartered by Congress in 1893 and founded by John Fletcher Hurst, a respected Methodist Bishop. A few years later, in 1902, the McKinley Building cornerstone was laid by President Theodore Roosevelt. It took until 1914 for the first twenty -eight students to be admitted. Four of them were female. While things have changed, many presidents and world leaders have continued to leave their footsteps.

Programs
  • Early Childhood Education (Certificate Only) - Online
  • Early Childhood Education (MEd plus Certification) - Online
  • Early Childhood Education (Master of Education) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • General Education - Doctor of Education
  • E-Learning - EdS
  • International Education - EdS
  • 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
  • M.Ed. Curr & Ins - Dyslexia Studies & LBLD
  • M.Ed. Curriculum Instr - Technology
  • M.Ed. Curriculum Instr - Ed Leadership
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More North Carolina 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
Boone
Doctorate
15,871
Asheville
Associate
6,408
Wilson
Bachelor
1,130
Belmont
Bachelor
1,337
Greensboro
Bachelor
678
Dublin
Associate
1,226
Brevard
Bachelor
675
Buies Creek
Masters & First Professional
6,208
Morehead City
Associate
1,628
Salisbury
Masters
1,323
Sanford
Associate
4,603
Murfreesboro
Bachelor
875
Shelby
Associate
2,064
Elizabeth City
Associate
2,117
New Bern
Associate
3,032
Durham
Associate
5,170
Greenville
Doctorate & First Professional
25,990
Elizabeth City
Masters
3,061
Elon
Doctorate
5,456
Fayetteville
Doctorate
6,692
Fayetteville
Associate
9,063
Boiling Springs
Doctorate & First Professional
3,892
Greensboro
Masters
1,180
Greensboro
Bachelor
2,688
Weldon
Associate
1,142
High Point
Masters
3,064
Spindale
Associate
2,131
Kenansville
Associate
1,118
High Point
Bachelor
109
Charlotte
Bachelor
1,463
Banner Elk
Bachelor
882
Hickory
Masters
1,626
Salisbury
Bachelor
960
Mars Hill
Bachelor
1,253
Williamston
Associate
755
Marion
Associate
1,134
Raleigh
Masters
2,202
Fayetteville
Masters
2,118
Statesville
Associate
2,687
Rocky Mount
Associate
2,916
Greensboro
Doctorate
10,498
Durham
Masters & First Professional
8,383
Raleigh
Doctorate & First Professional
31,802
Rocky Mount
Bachelor
1,583
Misenheimer
Masters
2,053
Winston Salem
Doctorate
373
Roxboro
Associate
2,575
Winterville
Associate
6,499
Charlotte
Masters
2,243
Asheboro
Associate
2,521
Hamlet
Associate
1,799
Ahoskie
Associate
384
Salisbury
Associate
5,158
Raleigh
Bachelor
1,284
Winston Salem
Masters
992
Clinton
Associate
1,278
Raleigh
Masters
2,866
Sylva
Associate
2,040
Laurinburg
Bachelor
747
Albemarle
Associate
2,390
Dobson
Associate
3,201
Chapel Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
28,136
Charlotte
Doctorate
22,388
Greensboro
Doctorate
18,627
Pembroke
Masters
5,937
Wilmington
Doctorate
12,180
Winston Salem
Doctorate & First Professional
6,788
Swannanoa
Masters
946
Goldsboro
Associate
2,988
Cullowhee
Doctorate
9,056
Wilkesboro
Associate
2,476
Wilson
Associate
1,642
Wingate
Doctorate
2,041
Winston-Salem
Masters
5,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Elementary School Teachers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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
Asheville 1340 $40,320
Burlington 1060 $44,610
Durham 2290 $42,600
Chapel Hill 2290 $42,600
Fayetteville 2000 $38,960
Greensboro 3380 $44,970
High Point 3380 $44,970
Greenville 940 $39,410
Hickory 1380 $44,660
Lenoir 1380 $44,660
Morganton 1380 $44,660
Raleigh 5330 $44,430
Rocky Mount 430 $38,470
Wilmington 1010 $41,020
Winston 2730 $43,300
Salem 2730 $43,300

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