Professions for Elementary Education

Careers in Elementary Education

The elementary education program in the College of Adult and Professional Studies prepares adult students to teach grades K-6. A job in elementary education

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Elementary Education career choices and salary information

On average, in 2019, elementary education teachers had an average mean salary of $59,670 for the year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those that moved on to administration roles also saw major increases in these average salaries. Besides becoming an elementary school teacher, there are other possibilities for those with an elementary education degree. Here is a list of some possibilities:

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Librarian
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Health Educator
  • Instructional Designer
  • Writer or Editor

Websites like KansasWorks can be helpful when looking in the Kansas market within the elementary education career fields. Also, Friends University Career Services can be very helpful when looking for post graduation career advice.

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