Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has four childhood education schools within its city limits. Oklahoma City University, the highest ranked school in the city with a childhood education program, has a total student population of 3,829. It is the 310th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Oklahoma. To learn more about childhood education programs in Oklahoma City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of childhood education professors at Oklahoma City University such as Sharon Brickman, Linda Hibbs, Lisa Lawter, Sharon Pyeatt, and Elizabeth Willner.
Childhood Education students from Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 1,650 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $28,470. Kindergarten teachers in this area earn $37,540/yr and there are 530 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.940 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by kindergarten teachers, and 2.931/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
Of the 4 childhood education schools in Oklahoma City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma City University comes out as the most expensive ($18,609/yr) for childhood education students, with Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City as the lowest, reported at only $5,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|