Ellicott City, MD (population: 73,232) has twenty-five day care schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in this group with a day care program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Day Care students from Ellicott City 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 2,700 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $49,510. Child care workers in this area earn $21,220/yr and there are 3,460 employed.
Ellicott City lies in Howard county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.748 out of every 1000 jobs in Ellicott City are held by child care workers, and 2.145/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
Of the 25 day care schools with a 100-mile radius of Ellicott City, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keystone Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($43,665/yr) for day care students, with Prince George's Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,203/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ellicott City|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||10.7 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||18.3 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||20.3 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||22.2 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||22.3 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||27.0 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||32.5 miles|