Clinton has a total population of 8,091 and a student population of 1,221. Of these students, 1,221 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Clinton's largest teaching school is Presbyterian College. In 2010, Presbyterian College graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Clinton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Clinton was $28,880 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Clinton. And if you live on campus at one of the Clinton-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $8,345 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clinton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 teachers in South Carolina were working in the greater Clinton area. The number of teachers in Clinton is expected to increase by 19% 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 Clinton is $43,050 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.