With an overall population of 16,708 and a student population of 3,647, approximately 3,647 of Elko students attend one of Elko's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Elko, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Great Basin College. In 2010, Great Basin College graduated approximately 18 students from its teaching program.
A reported 37 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Elko in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,400 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Elko teaching schools was an average of $15,588 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,110.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Elko, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 12,810 teachers in Nevada. Of these teachers, 840 were working in the greater Elko area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 5% in Elko. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Elko is $55,010 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.