Shreveport, LA (population: 204,311) has two ESL schools within its city limits. Centenary College of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in the city with an ESL program, has a total student population of 974. It is the 321st highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
ESL students from Shreveport schools who go on to become english as a second language instructors, ESL trainers, ESL teachers, ESL tutors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 65,490 people working as english language and literature teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,860. Also, Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors make on average $50,390 per year and there are about 68,430 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Shreveport-Bossier City area alone, there are 50 employed adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors earning an average salary of $44,940. English language and literature teachers in this area earn $37,820/yr and there are 70 employed.
Shreveport lies in Caddo county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Shreveport-Bossier City area has 173,610 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $16.84/hr average worker wage, and a $35,020 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.396 out of every 1000 jobs in Shreveport are held by english language and literature teachers, and 0.267/1000 are held by adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors.
Of the 2 ESL schools in Shreveport, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Centenary College of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($14,866/yr) for ESL students, with Louisiana State University-Shreveport as the lowest, reported at only $4,364/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Shreveport|
|Bossier City||LA||63,292||2||15.0075||49||8.9 miles|