Medford has a total population of 55,765 and a student population of 10,678. Of these students, 10,252 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Medford, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Tufts University. In 2010, Tufts University graduated approximately 80 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 151 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Medford's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $40,342 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,746 per year, on average, for room and board at Medford-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Medford after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Medford, which is the most popular teaching profession, are average. In 2010, there were 30,470 teachers in Massachusetts. Of these teachers, 12,480 were working in the greater Medford area. Medford's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Medford is $67,320 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.