Jamestown has a total population of 31,730 and a student population of 4,353. Of these students, 4,024 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Jamestown's largest teaching school is Jamestown Community College. In 2010, Jamestown Community College graduated approximately 14 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 44 students graduated with a teaching degree in Jamestown. If you decide to attend one of Jamestown's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,900 per year in instate tuition and $18,540 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,850 per year, on average, for room and board at Jamestown-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
If you plan on staying in Jamestown after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Jamestown, which is the most popular teaching profession, are average. There were 42,770 teachers working in New York and 2,350 working in the greater Jamestown area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Jamestown will increase by 9% 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 Jamestown is $51,590 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.