With an overall population of 59,226 and a student population of 11,226, approximately 5,598 of Waltham students attend one of Waltham's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Waltham, by student population, is Brandeis University. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Brandeis University with credentials in teaching.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Waltham in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Waltham, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,762.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waltham-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $11,166 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $43,032.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waltham, your job prospects are average. There were 30,470 teachers working in Massachusetts and 12,480 working in the greater Waltham area in 2010. Waltham'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 Waltham is $67,320 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.