School of Education
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual wage for kindergarten and elementary school teachers is $57,980; for middle school teachers is $58,600; for high school teachers is $60,320; and for postsecondary teachers is $78,470.
Among 2017-2018 Hofstra graduates who majored in education, 94% of survey respondents reported that within one year of graduation they were employed and/or attending or planning to attend graduate school. Among those Hofstra graduates who majored in education and who reported salary, the median annual self-reported salary was $48,000.
Alumni outcomes data is based on the results of Hofstra’s annual Alumni Outcomes Survey and other reliable sources. Of the 1,508 undergraduate students who graduated between August 2017-May 2018, data was collected via surveys and other reliable sources resulting in knowledge about the outcomes for 83% of the 2017-2018 undergraduate alumni. Salary data is self-reported voluntarily by students and are based upon a 45% response rate for full-time employed undergraduate survey respondents. Salary figures only include annual base salary. They do not include bonus, commission, or any other guaranteed compensation.