Machias has a total population of 1,376 and a student population of 964. Of these students, 964 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
University of Maine at Machias is the largest teaching school in Machias, based on student population. In 2010, University of Maine at Machias graduated approximately 4 students from its teaching program.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Machias in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Machias's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,011 per year in instate tuition and $27,751 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,236 per year, on average, for room and board at Machias-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Machias after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Machias, which is the most popular teaching profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,190 teachers in Maine, 550 were working in the greater Machias area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 2% in Machias. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Machias, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,970 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.