Commerce has a total population of 7,669 and a student population of 9,021. Of these students, 9,021 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Commerce's largest teaching school is Texas A & M University-Commerce. In 2010, Texas A & M University-Commerce graduated approximately 82 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 197 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Commerce in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Commerce's teaching schools was $17,320 per year for instate students and $25,660 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Commerce, your job prospects are good. There were 156,930 teachers working in Texas and 29,700 working in the greater Commerce area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 38% in Commerce. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Commerce is $53,610 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.