Sterling has a total population of 11,360 and a student population of 2,497. Of these students, 2,497 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Sterling's largest teaching school is Northeastern Junior College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Teaching program at Northeastern Junior College.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Sterling in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Sterling's teaching schools was $14,768 per year for instate students and $20,210 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,749 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Sterling. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,654 per year, on average, for room and board at Sterling-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,970.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Sterling, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 21,560 teachers in Colorado. Of these teachers, 1,240 were working in the greater Sterling area. Sterling's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Sterling is $38,520 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.