With an overall population of 20,784 and a student population of 2,024, approximately 1,850 of Portsmouth students attend one of Portsmouth's schools that offer teaching programs.
Portsmouth's largest teaching school is Great Bay Community College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Teaching program at Great Bay Community College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Portsmouth's teaching schools. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Portsmouth was $6,016 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Portsmouth, your job prospects are good. There were 6,600 teachers working in New Hampshire and 320 working in the greater Portsmouth area in 2010. Portsmouth's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Portsmouth is $56,450 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.