With an overall population of 55,469 and a student population of 14,605, approximately 14,421 of Johnson City students attend one of Johnson City's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Johnson City, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is East Tennessee State University. In 2010, East Tennessee State University graduated approximately 35 students from its elementary education program.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Johnson City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Johnson City elementary education schools was an average of $31,319 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,090 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Johnson City. And if you live on campus at one of the Johnson City-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,891.
If you plan on staying in Johnson City after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Johnson City, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. There were 33,140 elementary educators working in Tennessee and 880 working in the greater Johnson City area in 2010. The number of elementary educators in Johnson City is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Johnson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,040 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.