If you are interested in pursuing early childhood education, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 early childhood education schools in Charlotte, North Carolina. With an overall population of 540,828 and a student population of 52,415, approximately 44,065 of Charlotte students attend one of Charlotte's schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Central Piedmont Community College is the largest early childhood education school in Charlotte, based on student population. In 2010, Central Piedmont Community College graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in early childhood education.
A reported 101 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education in Charlotte in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Charlotte's early childhood education schools was $15,827 per year for instate students and $26,439 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,197 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a early childhood education program in Charlotte. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,006 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,806.
If you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Charlotte, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 38,840 early childhood education professionals in North Carolina. Of these early childhood education professionals, 7,960 were working in the greater Charlotte area. The number of early childhood education professionals in Charlotte is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an early childhood education professional in Charlotte is $43,510 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for early childhood education professionals.
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