El Paso, TX (population: 631,862) has one child development 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 Development students from El Paso 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 El Paso area alone, there are 1,240 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $25,280. Child, family, and school social workers in this area earn $34,340/yr and there are 400 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 1.501 out of every 1000 jobs in El Paso are held by child, family, and school social workers, and 4.592/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, El Paso Community College ends up costing a student $3,368/yr.