Elmira has a total population of 30,940 and a student population of 1,703. Of these students, 1,634 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Elmira, by student population, is Elmira College. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from Elmira College with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Elmira's elementary education schools. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Elmira was $34,850 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $450 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Elmira-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Elmira, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 101,720 elementary educators in New York, 650 were working in the greater Elmira area. Elmira's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Elmira is $51,540 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.