With an overall population of 27,856 and a student population of 3,529, approximately 3,423 of Wenatchee students attend one of Wenatchee's schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Wenatchee, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Wenatchee Valley College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Teaching program at Wenatchee Valley College.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a teaching certificate in Wenatchee. Tuition in 2009 at Wenatchee's teaching schools was $12,155 per year for instate students and $12,582 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 Wenatchee. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,645 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,886.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Wenatchee, your job prospects are good. There were 28,480 teachers working in Washington State and 450 working in the greater Wenatchee area in 2010. Wenatchee'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 Wenatchee is $59,160 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.