With an overall population of 143,560 and a student population of 14,080, approximately 12,989 of Vancouver students attend one of Vancouver's schools that offer teaching programs.
Clark College is the largest teaching school in Vancouver, based on student population. In 2010, Clark College graduated approximately 28 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a teaching certificate from one of Vancouver's teaching schools. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Vancouver was $2,835 per year, on average.
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 Vancouver.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Vancouver, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 28,480 teachers in Washington State. Of these teachers, 8,330 were working in the greater Vancouver area. The number of teachers in Vancouver is expected 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 Vancouver is $54,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.