Portland, OR (population: 573,530) has one adult education school within its city limits. Portland State University has a total student population of 27,901. It is the 2547th highest ranked school in the USA and the 29th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College). To learn more about adult education programs in Portland, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of adult education professors at Portland State University such as Paul Berg, David Bullock, Jeanne Butcher, Christine Chaille, Jeffrey Cook, and Gregory Dardis.
Adult Education students from Portland 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 Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area alone, there are 720 employed education administrators earning an average salary of $87,270. Education teachers in this area earn $61,400/yr and there are 280 employed.
Portland lies in Clackamas county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area has 993,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.15/hr average worker wage, and a $46,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.278 out of every 1000 jobs in Portland are held by education teachers, and 0.729/1000 are held by education administrators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Portland State University ends up costing a student $11,824/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Portland|
|Oregon City||OR||-||1||13.6089||75||12.9 miles|
|The Dalles||OR||-||1||11.3829||21||71.8 miles|