Greater Brockport's Educational Services Sector

The Educational Services sector comprises establishments that provide instruction and training in a wide variety of subjects. This instruction and training is provided by specialized establishments, such as schools, colleges, universities and training centers. These establishments may be privately owned and operated for profit or not for profit, or they may be publicly owned and operated. They may also offer food and/or accommodation services to their students.

Educational services are usually delivered by teachers or instructors that explain, tell, demonstrate, supervise and direct learning. Instruction is imparted in diverse settings, such as educational institutions, the workplace or the home, and through diverse means, such as correspondence, television, the Internet, or other electronic and distance-learning methods. All industries in the sector share the commonality of process, namely, labor inputs of instructors with the requisite subject matter expertise and teaching ability.

Data for this industry sector in Greater Brockport, which consists of the 14420 Zip Code, can only be broken down into "Education services, and health care and social assistance." Both are strong industry sectors locally due to the presence of The College at Brockport and Lakeside Memorial Hospital. Together they account for nearly 3 out of every 10 civilian jobs in Greater Brockport.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, is a four-year liberal arts college. A part of the State University of New York system, it has been ranked by U.S. News in the first tier of Master's-granting colleges in the Northeast region, and by Kiplinger's among the top 100 "Best Value" public colleges and universities in the United States. The college employs about 1,100 faculty and staff. The following charts show the breakdown of functions and average salaries for faculty at the college:

Source: Education News

Also contributing to Brockport's impressive showing in this industry sector is the size of the faculty and staff at the Brockport Central School District. The district, which services over 4,000 students annually, employs more than 750 teachers, guidance counselors and other staff.