Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has one childhood education school within its city limits. Austin Community College District has a total student population of 40,248. It is the 5261st highest ranked school in the USA and the 297th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about childhood education programs in Austin, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of childhood education professors at Austin Community College District such as Joey Case, Jeanne Chaltain, Robert Hettenhausen, Jodi Lofton, Patricia McCreary, and Ross Oliver.
Childhood Education students from Austin 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 Austin-Round Rock area alone, there are 2,700 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $24,200. Kindergarten teachers in this area earn $45,540/yr and there are 1,050 employed.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.362 out of every 1000 jobs in Austin are held by kindergarten teachers, and 3.505/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Austin Community College District ends up costing a student $7,469/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|