Palos Heights has a total population of 11,260 and a student population of 1,450. Of these students, 1,450 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Palos Heights, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Trinity Christian College. Approximately 72 students graduated in 2010 from Trinity Christian College with credentials in elementary education.
A reported 72 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Palos Heights in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,959 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Palos Heights, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 84,620 elementary educators in Illinois, 50,600 were working in the greater Palos Heights area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Palos Heights will increase by 16% by the year 2018. 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 Palos Heights is $61,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.