Allentown has a general population of 106,632 and an overall student population of 5,807. Approximately 1,887 of Allentown's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Allentown, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Cedar Crest College. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Cedar Crest College with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Allentown in 2010. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Allentown was $28,135 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,321 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,735.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Allentown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 81,900 elementary educators working in Pennsylvania and 4,770 working in the greater Allentown area in 2010. Allentown's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 2% 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 Allentown is $57,950 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.