With an overall population of 48,950 and a student population of 23,668, approximately 22,529 of Harrisburg students attend one of Harrisburg's schools that offer education programs.
Of the 1 education schools in Harrisburg, the largest education school, by student population, is Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg. Approximately 67 students graduated in 2010 from Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg with credentials in education.
In 2010, 87 students graduated with an education degree from one of Harrisburg's education schools. If you decide to attend a education school in Harrisburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,480.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Harrisburg.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Harrisburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 81,900 education professionals working in Pennsylvania and 2,290 working in the greater Harrisburg area in 2010. The number of education professionals in Harrisburg is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Harrisburg is $54,580 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.