Demorest has a general population of 1,465 and an overall student population of 2,811. Approximately 2,811 of Demorest's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Piedmont College is the largest teaching school in Demorest, based on student population. In 2010, Piedmont College graduated approximately 313 students from its teaching program.
A reported 427 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Demorest in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Demorest was $18,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Demorest-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,700.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Demorest, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 46,730 teachers in Georgia. Of these teachers, 2,820 were working in the greater Demorest area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Demorest will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Demorest, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,260 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.