Midland has a total population of 94,996 and a student population of 6,721. Of these students, 6,227 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Midland's largest teaching school is Midland College. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Midland College with credentials in teaching.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Midland in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Midland's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,125 per year in instate tuition and $12,115 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,059 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Midland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,900 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,225.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Midland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 21,690 teachers in Texas, 110 were working in the greater Midland area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 29% in Midland. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Midland is $60,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.