Ironwood has a general population of 6,293 and an overall student population of 1,162. Approximately 1,162 of Ironwood's students are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in Ironwood, by student population, is Gogebic Community College. In 2010, Gogebic Community College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in early childhood education.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education in Ironwood in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ironwood's early childhood education schools was $9,413 per year for instate students and $10,219 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 early childhood education program in Ironwood. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,790 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,623.
If you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Ironwood, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 60 early childhood education professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Ironwood area. The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in Ironwood will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an early childhood education professional in Ironwood is $46,520 per year, which is lower than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.