Joliet has a general population of 106,221 and an overall student population of 18,860. Approximately 3,352 of Joliet's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Joliet, by student population, is University of St Francis. Approximately 58 students graduated in 2010 from University of St Francis with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 58 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Joliet in 2010. If you decide to attend a elementary education school in Joliet, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,698.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Joliet. And if you live on campus at one of the Joliet-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,938 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,118.
If you plan on staying in Joliet after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Joliet, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 84,620 elementary educators in Illinois, 50,600 were working in the greater Joliet area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 16% in Joliet. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Joliet is $61,070 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.