With an overall population of 14,953 and a student population of 2,169, approximately 2,169 of Moses Lake students attend one of Moses Lake's schools that offer teaching programs.
Big Bend Community College is the largest teaching school in Moses Lake, based on student population. In 2010, Big Bend Community College graduated approximately 4 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Moses Lake's teaching schools. Tuition in 2009 at Moses Lake's teaching schools was $13,065 per year for instate students and $13,455 per year for out of state students.
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 Moses Lake. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,925 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,887.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Moses Lake, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 29 teachers in Washington State were working in the greater Moses Lake area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Moses Lake will increase by 12% 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 Moses Lake is $54,460 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.