Carlsbad has a general population of 25,625 and an overall student population of 2,043. Approximately 2,043 of Carlsbad's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
New Mexico State University-Carlsbad is the largest teaching school in Carlsbad, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Teaching program at New Mexico State University-Carlsbad.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Carlsbad in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,286 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,032 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Carlsbad.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Carlsbad, your job prospects are good. There were 9,350 teachers working in New Mexico and 2,160 working in the greater Carlsbad area in 2010. The number of teachers in Carlsbad is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Carlsbad is $47,720 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.