Dallas has a general population of 2,557 and an overall student population of 2,736. Approximately 2,736 of Dallas's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Dallas, by student population, is Misericordia University. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Misericordia University.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Dallas in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,050 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Dallas. And if you live on campus at one of the Dallas-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $10,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,650.
If you plan on staying in Dallas after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Dallas, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 81,900 elementary educators in Pennsylvania, 2,540 were working in the greater Dallas area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Dallas will increase by 2% 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 Dallas is $48,160 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.