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Posted January 19, 2010 by

Pittsburgh Teaching Jobs

Those searching for a career in education will find plenty of options when it comes to Pittsburgh teaching jobs.
Pittsburgh’s education and health services industry employed 237,900 workers during November 2009, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is up from 236,900 workers during October and a .8 percent increase from November 2008.
Public school teachers in Pittsburgh can expect to be paid relatively well. During 2000, the city was ranked 17th among the 100 largest cities for the highest minimum salary offered to teachers with a bachelor’s degree, at $34,300, and fifth for the maximum salary offered to teachers with a master’s degree, at $66,380.
There are many public charter and magnet schools in the city, including: City Charter High School, Pittsburgh Montessori School, Pittsburgh Gifted Center, Frick International Studies Academy, Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts and the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.
Pittsburgh also is home to several private schools, including: Bishop Canevin High School, Seton-La Salle Catholic High School, Central Catholic High School, Oakland Catholic High School, Winchester Thurston School, The Ellis School and Shady Side Academy.
According to Wikipedia, the most prominent colleges and universities in Pittsburgh are Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University.
Carnegie Mellon University is a private university known for its computer science, engineering, business and economics, public policy, information systems and fine arts programs. The university was previously ranked 22nd on U.S. News & World Report‘s list of the best national universities in the country.
The University of Pittsburgh, a state school that has one of the largest research programs in the nation, is known for its philosophy, international studies, information science, engineering, business, law and healthcare programs. The university was previously ranked 19th on U.S. News & World Report’s list of the best national public universities and 57th on the list of the best overall universities.
Duquesne University is a private Catholic school known for its law, business and pharmacy programs, as well as its song and dance company.
Other higher-education institutions in the city include: Carlow University, Chatham University, Point Park university, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Robert Morris University, the Community College of Allegheny County and the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.
The Pittsburgh metro area is home to: LaRoche College, Slippery Rock University, Westminster College, Grove City College, Robert Morris University, Geneva College, Washington & Jefferson College, California University of Pennsylvania, Waynesburg University, Seton Hill University, Saint Vincent College and Indiana University of Pennsylvania.