Westminster, Maryland has 2 elementary education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in elementary education. Westminster has a general population of 16,731 and an overall student population of 7,520. Approximately 7,520 of Westminster's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 2 elementary education schools in Westminster, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Carroll Community College. In 2010, Carroll Community College graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Westminster in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,426 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Westminster-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,820 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,826.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Westminster, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 28,420 elementary educators in Maryland. Of these elementary educators, 13,010 were working in the greater Westminster area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 15% in Westminster. 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 Westminster is $56,440 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.