Nanticoke has a total population of 10,955 and a student population of 7,130. Of these students, 7,130 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Nanticoke, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Luzerne County Community College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Teaching program at Luzerne County Community College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a teaching degree in Nanticoke. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,090 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nanticoke, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania. Of these teachers, 2,540 were working in the greater Nanticoke area. The number of teachers in Nanticoke is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Nanticoke, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,160 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.