Marion has a general population of 3,511 and an overall student population of 313. Approximately 313 of Marion's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Marion's largest elementary education school is Judson College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Judson College with credentials in elementary education.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Marion in 2010. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Marion was $12,890 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,970 per year, on average, for room and board at Marion-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,800.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marion, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 19,800 elementary educators in Alabama. Of these elementary educators, 1,320 were working in the greater Marion area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Marion will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Marion is $46,490 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.