Erie, PA (population: 103,895) has one child day care school within its city limits. Gannon University has a total student population of 4,238. It is the 2022nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 172nd highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Child Day Care students from Erie 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 Erie area alone, there are 280 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $32,810. Child care workers in this area earn $21,080/yr and there are 610 employed.
Erie lies in Erie county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Erie area has 126,150 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.9% unemployment rate, $17.41/hr average worker wage, and a $36,220 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.810 out of every 1000 jobs in Erie are held by child care workers, and 2.258/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Gannon University ends up costing a student $21,655/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Erie|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||70.8 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||82.0 miles|
|Niagara Falls||NY||50,692||1||24.6139||10||85.9 miles|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||87.1 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||88.0 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||99.4 miles|