With an overall population of 166,179 and a student population of 59,899, approximately 17,558 of Dayton students attend one of Dayton's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Wright State University-Main Campus is the largest elementary education school in Dayton, based on student population. Approximately 148 students graduated in 2010 from Wright State University-Main Campus with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 148 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Dayton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,640 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dayton elementary education schools was an average of $30,702 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,836 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dayton-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,590 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,096.
If you plan on staying in Dayton after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Dayton, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 elementary educators in Ohio were working in the greater Dayton area. Dayton's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 8% 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 Dayton is $50,400 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.