The largest teaching school in Fairfield, by student population, is Fairfield University. In 2010, Fairfield University graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Fairfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Fairfield was $37,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fairfield-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,790.
If you plan on staying in Fairfield after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Fairfield, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, of the 17,650 teachers in Connecticut, 4,800 were working in the greater Fairfield area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 16% in Fairfield. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Fairfield is $69,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.