With an overall population of 59,226 and a student population of 11,226, approximately 5,598 of Waltham students attend one of Waltham's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Waltham, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Brandeis University. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Brandeis University with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Waltham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,762 per year in tuition costs.
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 Waltham-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $11,166 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $43,032.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Waltham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 elementary educators in Massachusetts were working in the greater Waltham area. The number of elementary educators in Waltham is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. 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 Waltham is $67,320 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.