If you are interested in pursuing elementary education, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 elementary education schools in Jersey City, New Jersey. Jersey City has a general population of 240,055 and an overall student population of 21,515. Approximately 11,521 of Jersey City's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Jersey City, by student population, is Saint Peter's College. In 2010, Saint Peter's College graduated approximately 21 students from its elementary education program.
A reported 22 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Jersey City in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Jersey City's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $32,079 per year in instate tuition and $35,718 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,394 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Jersey City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,948 per year, on average, for room and board at Jersey City-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,760.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jersey City, your job prospects are average. There were 50,800 elementary educators working in New Jersey and 51,640 working in the greater Jersey City area in 2010. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Jersey City will increase by 11% 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 Jersey City is $66,350 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.
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