Plattsburgh has a total population of 18,816 and a student population of 8,760. Of these students, 6,453 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Plattsburgh's largest elementary education school is SUNY College at Plattsburgh. In 2010, approximately 118 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at SUNY College at Plattsburgh.
In 2010, 120 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Plattsburgh's elementary education schools. If you decide to attend one of Plattsburgh's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,645 per year in instate tuition and $25,545 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Plattsburgh-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,391.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Plattsburgh, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 101,720 elementary educators in New York, 2,870 were working in the greater Plattsburgh area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 10% in Plattsburgh. 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 Plattsburgh is $51,920 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.