Southfield, MI (population: 75,151) has thirty early childhood education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Oberlin College, the highest ranked school in this group with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 2,939. It is the 68th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Southfield, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Oberlin College such as Peggy Bennet.
Early Childhood Education students from Southfield schools who go on to become early childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, early childhood teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,140 people working as education administrators, preschool and child care center/program alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,170. Also, Elementary school teachers make on average $53,150 per year and there are about 1,544,300 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area alone, there are 10,870 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $59,600. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $70,530/yr and there are 320 employed.
Southfield lies in Oakland county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area has 1,060,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $22.33/hr average worker wage, and a $46,440 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.303 out of every 1000 jobs in Southfield are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 10.249/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 30 early childhood education schools with a 100-mile radius of Southfield, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oberlin College comes out as the most expensive ($30,433/yr) for early childhood education students, with Lorain County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,528/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Southfield|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||6.0 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||6.2 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||6.9 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||7.9 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||8.7 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||10.4 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||13.6 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||14.1 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||14.4 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||18.9 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||18.9 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||27.7 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||54.3 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||64.7 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||68.8 miles|