Raleigh, NC (population: 421,938) has one early childhood education school within its city limits. Wake Technical Community College has a total student population of 15,203. It is the 5106th highest ranked school in the USA and the 105th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Raleigh, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Wake Technical Community College such as Brenda Allen, Gail Austin, Cathy Collie, Debra Dawson, Vanessa Gilliam, and Florianna Thompson.
Early Childhood Education students from Raleigh 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 Raleigh-Cary area alone, there are 5,400 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $42,720. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $37,840/yr and there are 400 employed.
Raleigh lies in Wake county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Raleigh-Cary area has 499,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $20.85/hr average worker wage, and a $43,370 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.802 out of every 1000 jobs in Raleigh are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 10.808/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wake Technical Community College ends up costing a student $12,759/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Raleigh|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||22.6 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||48.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||75.9 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||90.8 miles|