Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has two day care schools within its city limits. Emory University, the highest ranked school in the city with a day care program, has a total student population of 12,930. It is the 30th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Georgia.
Day Care students from Atlanta schools who go on to become child care workers, nannies, day care specialists, day care professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 595,650 people working as child care workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,940. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 3,010 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $37,920. Child care workers in this area earn $19,520/yr and there are 8,780 employed.
Atlanta lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 4 out of every 1000 jobs in Atlanta are held by child care workers, and 1/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
Of the 2 day care schools in Atlanta, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emory University comes out as the most expensive ($25,060/yr) for day care students, with Atlanta Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,914/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Atlanta|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||6.9 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||8.6 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||56.4 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||83.8 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||87.3 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||89.0 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||91.8 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||95.3 miles|