New Jersey contains six schools that offer child care programs. Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, the highest-ranking child care school in NJ, has a total student population of 434 and is the 1071st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 child care schools in New Jersey, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ocean County Vocational-Technical School comes out as the most expensive ($14,064/yr), with County College of Morris as the lowest recorded at only $4,290/yr.
Child Care students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 9,040 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $53,610. Child care workers in this state earn $22,710/yr and there are 23,890 employed.
Also, within the child care schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from child care, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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