Juneau has a total population of 30,711 and a student population of 3,260. Of these students, 3,260 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Juneau's largest elementary education school is University of Alaska Southeast. In 2010, University of Alaska Southeast graduated approximately 21 students from its elementary education program.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Juneau in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Juneau's elementary education schools was $14,106 per year for instate students and $24,006 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,077 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Juneau-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,430 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,676.
If you plan on staying in Juneau after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Juneau, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 520 elementary educators in Alaska, 70 were working in the greater Juneau area. Juneau's elementary educator workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Juneau, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,480 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.