Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has one childhood education school within its city limits. Pima Community College has a total student population of 35,880. It is the 4974th highest ranked school in the USA and the 74th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about childhood education programs in Tucson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of childhood education professors at Pima Community College such as Barbara Anderson, Kelly English, Andrea Henderson, Doug Holland, Lisa Napoleon, and Rochelle Pozner.
Childhood Education students from Tucson schools who go on to become childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, special education teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 181,810 people working as kindergarten teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,380. 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 Tucson area alone, there are 1,580 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $26,980. Kindergarten teachers in this area earn $35,610/yr and there are 860 employed.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Tucson are held by kindergarten teachers, and 4/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pima Community College ends up costing a student $3,259/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|