New Bern, NC has one child development school within its city limits. Craven Community College has a total student population of 3,458. It is the 5452nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 125th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Child Development students from New Bern schools who go on to become child development specialists, child psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 277,670 people working as child, family, and school social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,540. Also, Preschool teachers make on average $27,450 per year and there are about 389,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 710 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $21,120. Child, family, and school social workers in this area earn $39,570/yr and there are 710 employed.
New Bern lies in Craven county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.601 out of every 1000 jobs in New Bern are held by child, family, and school social workers, and 3.640/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Craven Community College ends up costing a student $4,388/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Bern|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||32.2 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||73.0 miles|