El Paso, TX (population: 631,862) has three early childhood education schools within its city limits. Anamarc Educational Institute, the highest ranked school in the city with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 715. It is the 2343rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 102nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Early Childhood Education students from El Paso 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 El Paso area alone, there are 5,760 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $51,640. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $32,020/yr and there are ** employed.
El Paso lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the El Paso area has 269,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.37/hr average worker wage, and a $34,050 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in El Paso are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 21.383/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 3 early childhood education schools in El Paso, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anamarc Educational Institute comes out as the most expensive ($17,760/yr) for early childhood education students, with El Paso Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,368/yr.