Bel Air, MD has fifteen child day care schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Monongalia County Technical Education Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a child day care program, has a total student population of 120. It is the 933rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University).
Child Day Care students from Bel Air schools who go on to become day care specialists, social workers, nannies, day care professionals, 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 2,700 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $49,510. Child care workers in this area earn $21,220/yr and there are 3,460 employed.
Bel Air lies in Harford county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.748 out of every 1000 jobs in Bel Air are held by child care workers, and 2.145/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
Of the 15 child day care schools with a 100-mile radius of Bel Air, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seton Hill University comes out as the most expensive ($19,674/yr) for child day care students, with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bel Air|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||92.7 miles|
|State College||PA||-||2||29.8064||24||98.3 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||99.6 miles|