State College, PA has eleven child day care schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Schuylkill Technology Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a child day care program, has a total student population of 166. It is the 2118th highest ranked school in the USA and the 180th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Child Day Care students from State College 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 State College area alone, there are 190 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $34,570. Child care workers in this area earn $18,630/yr and there are 250 employed.
State College lies in Centre county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the State College area has 66,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $19.39/hr average worker wage, and a $40,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.736 out of every 1000 jobs in State College are held by child care workers, and 2.829/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
Of the 11 child day care schools with a 100-mile radius of State College, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keystone Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($43,665/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 State College|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||98.3 miles|