Greenville, NC (population: 85,963) has one child care school within its city limits. East Carolina University has a total student population of 27,654. It is the 214th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Child Care students from Greenville 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 Greenville area alone, there are 130 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $41,550. Child care workers in this area earn $17,740/yr and there are 200 employed.
Greenville lies in Pitt county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greenville area has 73,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,550 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.795 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenville are held by child care workers, and 1.752/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, East Carolina University ends up costing a student $7,646/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenville|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||35.1 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||38.7 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||70.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||96.5 miles|