Blackwood has a general population of 4,692 and an overall student population of 16,496. Approximately 15,670 of Blackwood's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Camden County College is the largest teaching school in Blackwood, based on student population. In 2010, Camden County College graduated approximately 140 students from its teaching program.
A total of 141 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Blackwood in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,600 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Blackwood, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 50,800 teachers in New Jersey. Of these teachers, 7,990 were working in the greater Blackwood area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Blackwood will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Blackwood is $58,080 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.