Cumberland has a general population of 21,518 and an overall student population of 4,177. Approximately 4,085 of Cumberland's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Cumberland, by student population, is Allegany College of Maryland. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Allegany College of Maryland with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Cumberland in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cumberland's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,163 per year in instate tuition and $19,273 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Cumberland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Cumberland-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,823.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Cumberland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,380 elementary educators in Maryland, 110 were working in the greater Cumberland area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 7% in Cumberland. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Cumberland is $100,490 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.