Whittier has a general population of 83,680 and an overall student population of 24,983. Approximately 2,093 of Whittier's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Whittier College is the largest education school in Whittier, based on student population. In 2010, Whittier College graduated approximately 58 students with credentials in education.
A reported 58 students graduated with credentials in education in Whittier in 2010. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Whittier was $34,228 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Whittier. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,704 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $40,006.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Whittier, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 197,500 education professionals in California, 45,010 were working in the greater Whittier area. Whittier's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Whittier is $58,970 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.