With an overall population of 811 and a student population of 906, approximately 906 of Banner Elk students attend one of Banner Elk's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Banner Elk, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Lees-McRae College. In 2010, Lees-McRae College graduated approximately 84 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 86 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Banner Elk in 2010. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Banner Elk was $21,875 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Banner Elk-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Banner Elk, your job prospects are good. There were 38,840 teachers working in North Carolina and 2,460 working in the greater Banner Elk area in 2010. Banner Elk's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 13% 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 Banner Elk is $40,460 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.