Pittsburg has a general population of 19,243 and an overall student population of 7,277. Approximately 7,277 of Pittsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Pittsburg's largest elementary education school is Pittsburg State University. In 2010, Pittsburg State University graduated approximately 184 students with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 184 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Pittsburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Pittsburg's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,862 per year in instate tuition and $23,386 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pittsburg-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
If you plan on staying in Pittsburg after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Pittsburg, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 17,840 elementary educators in Kansas, 5,750 were working in the greater Pittsburg area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 20% in Pittsburg. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Pittsburg is $39,890 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.