Watertown has a general population of 26,705 and an overall student population of 3,381. Approximately 3,314 of Watertown's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Watertown, by student population, is Jefferson Community College. In 2010, Jefferson Community College graduated approximately 2 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a teaching certificate from one of Watertown's teaching schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,694 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Watertown.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Watertown, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 101,720 teachers in New York. Of these teachers, 2,870 were working in the greater Watertown area. The number of teachers in Watertown is expected to increase by 10% 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 Watertown is $51,920 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.