Saint Peters, MO (population: 56,697) has fourteen child care schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Hannibal Career and Technical Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a child care program, has a total student population of 37. It is the 572nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Child Care students from Saint Peters schools who go on to become child care professionals, child care workers, nannies, day care specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 595,650 people working as child care workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,940. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 14 child care schools with a 100-mile radius of Saint Peters, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Missouri Baptist University comes out as the most expensive ($23,034/yr) for child care students, with St Charles Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,574/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Peters|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||4.9 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||10.8 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||22.2 miles|
|Jefferson City||MO||41,319||4||29.412||201||86.5 miles|