There are 2 teaching schools in Clearwater, Florida. Clearwater has a general population of 108,787 and an overall student population of 61,975. Approximately 29,856 of Clearwater's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 2 teaching schools in Clearwater, the largest teaching school, by student population, is St Petersburg College. In 2010, St Petersburg College graduated approximately 100 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 141 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Clearwater's teaching schools. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Clearwater was $8,662 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,740 per year, on average, for room and board at Clearwater-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,809.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clearwater, your job prospects are good. There were 74,130 teachers working in Florida and 11,920 working in the greater Clearwater area in 2010. The number of teachers in Clearwater is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Clearwater is $47,900 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.
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