Jamestown has a total population of 31,730 and a student population of 4,353. Of these students, 4,024 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Jamestown, by student population, is Jamestown Community College. In 2010, Jamestown Community College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Jamestown. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,900 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jamestown elementary education schools was an average of $18,540 per year in 2009.
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 elementary education program in Jamestown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,850 per year, on average, for room and board at Jamestown-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
If you plan on staying in Jamestown after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Jamestown, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are average. There were 101,720 elementary educators working in New York and 2,230 working in the greater Jamestown area in 2010. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Jamestown will increase by 10% 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 Jamestown is $49,710 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.