Camden, NJ (population: 79,551) has seventy-one early childhood education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. New York University, the highest ranked school in this group with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 43,404. It is the 13th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Early Childhood Education students from Camden 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 Camden Metropolitan area alone, there are 7,360 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $61,050. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $60,270/yr and there are 190 employed.
Camden lies in Camden county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Camden Metropolitan area has 510,990 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $22.09/hr average worker wage, and a $45,950 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.375 out of every 1000 jobs in Camden are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 14.411/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 71 early childhood education schools with a 100-mile radius of Camden, only 17 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 early childhood education students, with County College of Morris as the lowest, reported at only $4,290/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Camden|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||6.5 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||11.6 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||14.1 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||15.8 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||20.7 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||30.9 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||35.9 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||39.4 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||43.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||44.4 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||49.8 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||49.9 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||50.1 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||51.0 miles|