Wilkesboro has a general population of 3,159 and an overall student population of 2,855. Approximately 2,855 of Wilkesboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Wilkesboro, by student population, is Wilkes Community College. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Teaching program at Wilkes Community College.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a teaching degree in Wilkesboro. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,719 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Wilkesboro after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Wilkesboro, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, there were 38,840 teachers in North Carolina. Of these teachers, 2,460 were working in the greater Wilkesboro area. Wilkesboro's teacher workforce is projected to 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 Wilkesboro is $40,460 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.