Morganton has a total population of 17,310 and a student population of 3,322. Of these students, 3,322 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Morganton, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Western Piedmont Community College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Western Piedmont Community College with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Morganton's teaching schools. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Morganton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,627.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,160 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Morganton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 38,840 teachers in North Carolina. Of these teachers, 1,600 were working in the greater Morganton area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 13% in Morganton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Morganton is $42,770 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.