Santa Maria has a general population of 77,423 and an overall student population of 11,636. Approximately 11,070 of Santa Maria's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Santa Maria, by student population, is Allan Hancock College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Allan Hancock College with credentials in education.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Santa Maria in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $782 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for education related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Santa Maria after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Santa Maria, which is the most popular education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 197,500 education professionals in California, 2,100 were working in the greater Santa Maria area. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 18% in Santa Maria. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Santa Maria is $65,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.