Mesquite has a total population of 124,523 and a student population of 12,079. Of these students, 11,944 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Mesquite, by student population, is Eastfield College. In 2010, Eastfield College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a teaching degree in Mesquite. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Mesquite, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,230.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mesquite, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 teachers in Texas were working in the greater Mesquite area. The number of teachers in Mesquite is expected to increase by 38% 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 Mesquite is $53,610 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.