Smithfield has a general population of 11,510 and an overall student population of 4,446. Approximately 4,446 of Smithfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Smithfield, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Johnston Community College. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Johnston Community College with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a teaching degree in Smithfield. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Smithfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,697.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,246 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Smithfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 38,840 teachers in North Carolina, 4,800 were working in the greater Smithfield area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Smithfield will increase by 13% 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 Smithfield is $43,100 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.