With an overall population of 40,407 and a student population of 10,125, approximately 10,125 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Salem, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Salem State University. Approximately 100 students graduated in 2010 from Salem State University with credentials in teaching.
A reported 352 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Salem in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,443 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Salem teaching schools was an average of $25,583 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Salem-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salem, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 30,470 teachers in Massachusetts, 960 were working in the greater Salem area. Salem'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.
As a teacher in Salem, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,090 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.