Sioux Falls, SD (population: 160,938) has one child development school within its city limits. University of Sioux Falls has a total student population of 1,570. It is the 3155th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of South Dakota (#1 is Augustana College).
Child Development students from Sioux Falls 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 Sioux Falls area alone, there are 330 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $25,260. Child, family, and school social workers in this area earn $36,900/yr and there are 370 employed.
Sioux Falls lies in Minnehaha county, which is one of the 37 counties in South Dakota. Overall, the Sioux Falls area has 134,240 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $17.23/hr average worker wage, and a $35,840 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.728 out of every 1000 jobs in Sioux Falls are held by child, family, and school social workers, and 2.435/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Sioux Falls ends up costing a student $19,361/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sioux Falls|
|Orange City||IA||-||1||27.8622||68||50.0 miles|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||74.0 miles|
|Storm Lake||IA||-||2||49.0567||85||99.0 miles|