Myrtle Beach, SC has twenty-one early childhood education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. College of Charleston, the highest ranked school in this group with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 11,772. It is the 162nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Myrtle Beach, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at College of Charleston such as Allan Allday, Virginia Bartel, Mary Blake, Matthew Clark, Angela Cozart, and Diane Cudahy.
Early Childhood Education students from Myrtle Beach 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.
Myrtle Beach lies in Horry county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway area has 110,810 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $14.74/hr average worker wage, and a $30,670 average annual salary.
Of the 21 early childhood education schools with a 100-mile radius of Myrtle Beach, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Charleston Southern University comes out as the most expensive ($18,886/yr) for early childhood education students, with Robeson Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,229/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Myrtle Beach|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||82.4 miles|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||85.7 miles|