Benton Harbor has a general population of 11,182 and an overall student population of 4,688. Approximately 4,688 of Benton Harbor's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Benton Harbor, by student population, is Lake Michigan College. In 2010, Lake Michigan College graduated approximately 1 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Benton Harbor's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,105 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for elementary education related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Benton Harbor, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 70 elementary educators in Michigan were working in the greater Benton Harbor area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Benton Harbor will increase by 7% 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 Benton Harbor is $51,350 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.