Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Education and the types of students that study this field. Grand Canyon University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Rudolf Steiner College and VanderCook College of Music have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Education. Tuition costs for Education majors are, on average, $6,757 for in-state public colleges, and $28,800 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Education programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.
Information on the businesses and industries that employ Education graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Education majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Education majors, by average wage, is Software publishing.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Education in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Education is 46.3, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Education degrees, and White students earn the majority (200,065) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Education field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Education majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Education majors need more than the average amount of Learning Strategies, Instructing, and Service Orientation.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Education majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Learning Strategies is very distinctive for majors, but the Speaking, Reading Comprehension, and Learning Strategies are the three most important skills for people in the field.