Pullman has a total population of 24,675 and a student population of 26,101. Of these students, 26,101 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Washington State University is the largest elementary education school in Pullman, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 53 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Washington State University.
A reported 53 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Pullman in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,297 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pullman elementary education schools was an average of $33,373 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $936 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,886 per year, on average, for room and board at Pullman-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pullman, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 28,480 elementary educators in Washington State. Of these elementary educators, 750 were working in the greater Pullman area. Pullman's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Pullman, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,830 per year. This is lower than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.