Sheboygan, WI (population: 47,594) has six child development schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Moraine Park Technical College, the highest ranked school in this group with a child development program, has a total student population of 8,466. It is the 3757th highest ranked school in the USA and the 68th highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Child Development students from Sheboygan 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 Sheboygan area alone, there are 170 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $26,460. Child, family, and school social workers in this area earn $52,520/yr and there are 30 employed.
Sheboygan lies in Sheboygan county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Sheboygan area has 58,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 9.8% unemployment rate, $18.59/hr average worker wage, and a $38,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.588 out of every 1000 jobs in Sheboygan are held by child, family, and school social workers, and 2.859/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
Of the 6 child development schools with a 100-mile radius of Sheboygan, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baker College of Muskegon comes out as the most expensive ($12,465/yr) for child development students, with Muskegon Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,311/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sheboygan|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||36.0 miles|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||53.4 miles|
|Green Bay||WI||101,191||7||25.235||199||54.8 miles|