With an overall population of 40,862 and a student population of 10,303, approximately 5,564 of York students attend one of York's schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in York, by student population, is York College Pennsylvania. In 2010, York College Pennsylvania graduated approximately 61 students with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 70 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in York in 2010. If you decide to attend a elementary education school in York, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,460.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the York-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,080 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,160.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in York, your job prospects are not very good. There were 81,900 elementary educators working in Pennsylvania and 2,430 working in the greater York area in 2010. York's elementary educator workforce is projected to 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 York is $59,870 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.