Scottsbluff has a total population of 14,732 and a student population of 2,353. Of these students, 2,304 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Scottsbluff, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Western Nebraska Community College. In 2010, Western Nebraska Community College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Scottsbluff's elementary education schools. If you decide to attend one of Scottsbluff's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,051 per year in instate tuition and $12,339 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,080 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Scottsbluff-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $5,228 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,390.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Scottsbluff, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,970 elementary educators in Nebraska. Of these elementary educators, 1,400 were working in the greater Scottsbluff area. Scottsbluff's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Scottsbluff, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,360 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.