If you decide that you want to get a teaching degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 teaching schools in Olympia, Washington. Olympia has a total population of 42,514 and a student population of 10,542. Of these students, 10,542 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The Evergreen State College is the largest teaching school in Olympia, based on student population. In 2010, The Evergreen State College graduated approximately 29 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 61 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Olympia in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Olympia's teaching schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,199 per year in instate tuition and $29,227 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $914 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,052 per year, on average, for room and board at Olympia-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,450.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Olympia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 28,480 teachers in Washington State. Of these teachers, 970 were working in the greater Olympia area. Olympia's teacher workforce is projected to 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 Olympia is $60,350 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.
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