Memphis has a total population of 650,100 and a student population of 48,230. Of these students, 717 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Memphis's largest elementary education school is Victory University. In 2010, Victory University graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Memphis's elementary education schools. If you decide to attend a elementary education school in Memphis, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $8,370.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for elementary education related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Memphis, your job prospects are good. There were 33,140 elementary educators working in Tennessee and 7,610 working in the greater Memphis area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 18% in Memphis. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Memphis is $49,570 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.