Oakland, California has 2 elementary education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in elementary education. Oakland has a general population of 399,484 and an overall student population of 28,906. Approximately 2,186 of Oakland's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 2 elementary education schools in Oakland, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Patten University. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Patten University with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with an elementary education certificate from one of Oakland's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,390 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,205 per year, on average, for room and board at Oakland-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,646.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Oakland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 197,500 elementary educators in California, 11,220 were working in the greater Oakland area. The number of elementary educators in Oakland is expected to increase by 18% 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 Oakland is $62,050 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.
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