Troy has a total population of 49,170 and a student population of 21,055. Of these students, 749 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Troy's largest elementary education school is The Sage Colleges. In 2010, The Sage Colleges graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Troy in 2010. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Troy was $27,790 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Troy. And if you live on campus at one of the Troy-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,790.
If you plan on staying in Troy after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Troy, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 elementary educators in New York were working in the greater Troy area. The number of elementary educators in Troy is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Troy is $53,130 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.