Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has six curriculum schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Memphis, the highest ranked school in this group with a curriculum program, has a total student population of 21,424. It is the 404th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Curriculum students from Memphis schools who go on to become curriculum and instruction directors, teachers, educators, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 599,500 people working as teachers and instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $41,110. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Memphis-MS-AR area alone, there are 80 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average salary of $61,490. Teachers and instructors in this area earn $48,910/yr and there are 700 employed.
Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.148 out of every 1000 jobs in Memphis are held by teachers and instructors, and 0.138/1000 are held by mathematical science teachers.
Of the 6 curriculum schools with a 100-mile radius of Memphis, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,183/yr) for curriculum students, with University of Memphis as the lowest, reported at only $9,332/yr.