Durham, NC (population: 235,337) has two adult education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. North Carolina State University at Raleigh, the highest ranked school in this group with an adult education program, has a total student population of 33,819. It is the 70th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Adult Education students from Durham schools who go on to become adult education teachers, economics professors, teachers, educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Education administrators make on average $95,340 per year and there are about 105,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Durham area alone, there are 590 employed education administrators earning an average salary of $69,720. Education teachers in this area earn $61,120/yr and there are 50 employed.
Durham lies in Durham county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Durham area has 275,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $24.27/hr average worker wage, and a $50,480 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.168 out of every 1000 jobs in Durham are held by education teachers, and 2.142/1000 are held by education administrators.
Of the 2 adult education schools with a 100-mile radius of Durham, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Carolina State University at Raleigh comes out as the most expensive ($7,978/yr) for adult education students, with East Carolina University as the lowest, reported at only $7,646/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Durham|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||8.1 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||61.0 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||61.6 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||75.1 miles|