With an overall population of 71,538 and a student population of 15,639, approximately 12,461 of New Britain students attend one of New Britain's schools that offer teaching programs.
New Britain's largest teaching school is Central Connecticut State University. In 2010, Central Connecticut State University graduated approximately 137 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 351 students graduated with credentials in teaching in New Britain in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,442 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Britain teaching schools was an average of $30,036 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,911.
If you decide to work as a teacher in New Britain, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 17,650 teachers in Connecticut. Of these teachers, 5,400 were working in the greater New Britain area. New Britain's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 16% 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 New Britain is $66,250 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.