With an overall population of 27,491 and a student population of 4,298, approximately 4,298 of Kankakee students attend one of Kankakee's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Kankakee, by student population, is Kankakee Community College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Kankakee Community College with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Kankakee's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,688 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $980 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Kankakee after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Kankakee, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, there were 84,620 teachers in Illinois. Of these teachers, 720 were working in the greater Kankakee area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 16% in Kankakee. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Kankakee, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,100 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.