Asheville, NC (population: 75,836) has one child care school within its city limits. Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has a total student population of 7,542. It is the 4975th highest ranked school in the USA and the 97th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Child Care students from Asheville 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. In fact, in the Asheville area alone, there are 410 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $42,800. Child care workers in this area earn $21,170/yr and there are 800 employed.
Asheville lies in Buncombe county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Asheville area has 169,720 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $17.31/hr average worker wage, and a $36,010 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.711 out of every 1000 jobs in Asheville are held by child care workers, and 2.443/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College ends up costing a student $7,538/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Asheville|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||55.9 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||81.6 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||96.3 miles|