El Paso, TX (population: 631,862) has one child day care school within its city limits. El Paso Community College has a total student population of 28,168. It is the 5228th highest ranked school in the USA and the 296th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Child Day Care students from El Paso 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 El Paso area alone, there are 400 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $34,340. Child care workers in this area earn $18,490/yr and there are 1,090 employed.
El Paso lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the El Paso area has 269,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.37/hr average worker wage, and a $34,050 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.058 out of every 1000 jobs in El Paso are held by child care workers, and 1.501/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, El Paso Community College ends up costing a student $3,368/yr.