Cheney has a general population of 8,832 and an overall student population of 11,300. Approximately 11,300 of Cheney's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Eastern Washington University is the largest elementary education school in Cheney, based on student population. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern Washington University with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Cheney in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,838 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cheney elementary education schools was an average of $26,556 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Cheney, your job prospects are good. There were 28,480 elementary educators working in Washington State and 1,800 working in the greater Cheney area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 12% in Cheney. 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 Cheney is $59,790 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.