Dobson, NC has one childhood education school within its city limits. Surry Community College has a total student population of 3,599. It is the 5006th highest ranked school in the USA and the 102nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about childhood education programs in Dobson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of childhood education professors at Surry Community College such as Lisa Mabe.
Childhood Education students from Dobson 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 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 710 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $21,120. Kindergarten teachers in this area earn $42,300/yr and there are 250 employed.
Dobson lies in Surry 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 1.259 out of every 1000 jobs in Dobson are held by kindergarten teachers, and 3.640/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Surry Community College ends up costing a student $3,573/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dobson|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||33.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||49.5 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||66.1 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||99.3 miles|