Centralia has a general population of 14,742 and an overall student population of 3,574. Approximately 3,574 of Centralia's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Centralia's largest teaching school is Centralia College. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Centralia College with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Centralia's teaching schools. If you decide to attend one of Centralia's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,244 per year in instate tuition and $12,634 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $972 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Centralia. And if you live on campus at one of the Centralia-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $4,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,075.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Centralia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 teachers in Washington State were working in the greater Centralia area. The number of teachers in Centralia is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Centralia is $57,410 per year, which is lower than the average for teachers state-wide.