Waterford, MI (population: 75,011) has twenty-eight early childhood education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Central Michigan University, the highest ranked school in this group with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 27,247. It is the 239th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about early childhood education programs in Waterford, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Central Michigan University such as Fawui Adewui, Sherry Anderson, Mary Lou Aylor, Deborah Bailey, Norma Bailey, and Tim Brannan.
Early Childhood Education students from Waterford 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.
Waterford 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 Waterford are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 10.249/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 28 early childhood education schools with a 100-mile radius of Waterford, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Detroit Mercy comes out as the most expensive ($18,085/yr) for early childhood education students, with Mott Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,257/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Waterford|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||6.2 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||8.2 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||8.2 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||11.7 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||11.8 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||16.0 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||18.9 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||19.1 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||23.6 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||24.5 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||28.1 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||31.5 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||53.5 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||55.7 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||67.2 miles|
|University Center||MI||-||2||19.8891||261||69.0 miles|