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 $60,660; for middle school teachers is $60,810; for high school teachers is $62,870; and for postsecondary teachers is $80,560.
Among 2019-2020 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 $43,000.
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 2019-May 2020, data was collected via surveys and other reliable sources resulting in knowledge about the outcomes for 69% of the 2019-2020 undergraduate alumni. Salary data is self-reported voluntarily by students and are based upon a 47% 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.