Cleveland Heights, OH (population: 44,848) has fifteen child care schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Franciscan University of Steubenville, the highest ranked school in this group with a child care program, has a total student population of 2,725. It is the 186th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Child Care students from Cleveland Heights 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 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area alone, there are 1,560 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $37,340. Child care workers in this area earn $23,010/yr and there are 5,070 employed.
Cleveland Heights lies in Cuyahoga county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.049 out of every 1000 jobs in Cleveland Heights are held by child care workers, and 1.550/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
Of the 15 child care schools with a 100-mile radius of Cleveland Heights, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Franciscan University of Steubenville comes out as the most expensive ($21,977/yr) for child care students, with Jefferson Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,111/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cleveland Heights|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||5.1 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||5.3 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||19.9 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||23.6 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||44.6 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||69.2 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||70.8 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||96.3 miles|