Morganton has a total population of 17,310 and a student population of 3,322. Of these students, 3,322 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Morganton's largest education school is Western Piedmont Community College. In 2010, Western Piedmont Community College graduated approximately 3 students from its education program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in education in Morganton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Morganton was $1,627 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,160 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Morganton.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Morganton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 38,840 education professionals in North Carolina. Of these education professionals, 1,600 were working in the greater Morganton area. The number of education professionals in Morganton is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Morganton is $42,770 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.