Cedar City has a general population of 20,527 and an overall student population of 8,522. Approximately 8,066 of Cedar City's students are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Cedar City's largest early childhood education school is Southern Utah University. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Southern Utah University.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with an early childhood education degree in Cedar City. Tuition in 2009 at Cedar City's early childhood education schools was $14,255 per year for instate students and $22,833 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,036 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a early childhood education program in Cedar City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,300 per year, on average, for room and board at Cedar City-based early childhood education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,855.
If you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Cedar City, your job prospects are good. There were 11,820 early childhood education professionals working in Utah and 510 working in the greater Cedar City area in 2010. The number of early childhood education professionals in Cedar City is expected to increase by 34% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an early childhood education professional in Cedar City is $61,120 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for early childhood education professionals.