Bridgewater has a total population of 6,664 and a student population of 10,774. Of these students, 10,774 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Bridgewater State University is the largest elementary education school in Bridgewater, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 114 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Bridgewater State University.
A reported 114 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Bridgewater in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bridgewater's elementary education schools was $20,473 per year for instate students and $26,613 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Bridgewater. And if you live on campus at one of the Bridgewater-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,203.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Bridgewater, your job prospects are average. There were 30,470 elementary educators working in Massachusetts and 1,160 working in the greater Bridgewater area in 2010. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Bridgewater will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Bridgewater, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,880 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.