Jefferson City has a general population of 7,760 and an overall student population of 2,150. Approximately 2,150 of Jefferson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Jefferson City's largest elementary education school is Carson-Newman College. In 2010, Carson-Newman College graduated approximately 20 students from its elementary education program.
A reported 30 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Jefferson City in 2010. If you decide to attend a elementary education school in Jefferson City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,702.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,088 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jefferson City-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $5,796 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,590.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jefferson City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 55 elementary educators in Tennessee were working in the greater Jefferson City area. Jefferson City's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Jefferson City is $43,000 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.