Poughkeepsie, NY has one child day care school within its city limits. Dutchess Community College has a total student population of 9,823. It is the 4964th highest ranked school in the USA and the 336th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Child Day Care students from Poughkeepsie 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 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown area alone, there are 480 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $61,870. Child care workers in this area earn $22,620/yr and there are 2,560 employed.
Poughkeepsie lies in Dutchess county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown area has 245,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $21.87/hr average worker wage, and a $45,480 average annual salary. Thus, about 10.415 out of every 1000 jobs in Poughkeepsie are held by child care workers, and 1.939/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dutchess Community College ends up costing a student $5,874/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Poughkeepsie|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||6.3 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||9.2 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||21.4 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||47.8 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||54.5 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||54.9 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||57.8 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||58.5 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||59.0 miles|