Farmington has a total population of 37,844 and a student population of 8,990. Of these students, 8,990 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
San Juan College is the largest teaching school in Farmington, based on student population. In 2010, San Juan College graduated approximately 17 students from its teaching program.
A reported 31 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Farmington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $768 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Farmington.
If you plan on staying in Farmington after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Farmington, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 teachers in New Mexico were working in the greater Farmington area. Farmington's teacher workforce is projected 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 Farmington is $48,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.