"Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book."
Teaching young children for a living sounds great. But you’ll have to live on your love of the job. These teachers earn, on average, just $36,000 a year. The good news is that employment prospects aren’t bad. Unemployment rates for Early-Childhood Education majors are just around 4%.
To pay off your student loans, you’ll need to get right in the job market. And the right job market makes a big difference. There is a big gap between earners on the low end of the scale and those on the high end.