Palos Hills has a total population of 17,665 and a student population of 17,955. Of these students, 17,774 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Moraine Valley Community College is the largest education school in Palos Hills, based on student population. In 2010, Moraine Valley Community College graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in education.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an education degree from one of Palos Hills's education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,766 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,080 for education related books and supplies each year.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palos Hills, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 84,620 education professionals in Illinois. Of these education professionals, 50,600 were working in the greater Palos Hills area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Palos Hills will increase by 16% 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 Palos Hills is $61,070 per year, which is higher than the average for education professionals state-wide.