Wayne has a general population of 54,069 and an overall student population of 11,241. Approximately 10,820 of Wayne's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
William Paterson University of New Jersey is the largest education school in Wayne, based on student population. In 2010, William Paterson University of New Jersey graduated approximately 100 students from its education program.
In 2010, 220 students graduated with an education degree in Wayne. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,668 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wayne education schools was an average of $31,422 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wayne-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,688.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wayne, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 50,800 education professionals in New Jersey, 51,640 were working in the greater Wayne area. The number of education professionals in Wayne is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Wayne is $66,350 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.