Newark, NJ (population: 279,278) has one general education school within its city limits. Essex County College has a total student population of 13,314. It is the 5864th highest ranked school in the USA and the 133rd highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick). To learn more about general education programs in Newark, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of general education professors at Essex County College such as Heidi Harrington, Linda E. Harvest, Jose Pineiro, Alphonse Prophete, Margarita Roig, and Diana Santiago.
General Education students from Newark schools who go on to become general education instructors, teachers, professors, principals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 68,430 people working as adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,390. Also, Education administrators, elementary and secondary school make on average $87,390 per year and there are about 219,280 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area alone, there are 2,140 employed education administrators, elementary and secondary school earning an average salary of $113,730. Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors in this area earn $53,200/yr and there are 380 employed.
Newark lies in Essex county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area has 974,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $25.36/hr average worker wage, and a $52,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.393 out of every 1000 jobs in Newark are held by adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors, and 2.200/1000 are held by education administrators, elementary and secondary school.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Essex County College ends up costing a student $3,641/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Newark|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||5.2 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||5.8 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||6.8 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||8.8 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||9.5 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||10.5 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||11.7 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||11.8 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||12.5 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||14.8 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||15.1 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||16.1 miles|