Wayne has a total population of 54,069 and a student population of 11,241. Of these students, 10,820 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
William Paterson University of New Jersey is the largest teaching school in Wayne, based on student population. In 2010, William Paterson University of New Jersey graduated approximately 100 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 195 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Wayne in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Wayne's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,668 per year in instate tuition and $31,422 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Wayne. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,688.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wayne, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 50,800 teachers in New Jersey. Of these teachers, 51,640 were working in the greater Wayne area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Wayne will increase by 11% 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 Wayne is $66,350 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.