Pflugerville, TX (population: 43,849) has fifteen ESL schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Austin, the highest ranked school in this group with an ESL program, has a total student population of 50,995. It is the 18th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
ESL students from Pflugerville 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 Austin-Round Rock area alone, there are 240 employed adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors earning an average salary of $34,700. English language and literature teachers in this area earn $70,410/yr and there are 520 employed.
Pflugerville lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.677 out of every 1000 jobs in Pflugerville are held by english language and literature teachers, and 0.317/1000 are held by adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors.
Of the 15 ESL schools with a 100-mile radius of Pflugerville, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr) for ESL students, with Palo Alto College as the lowest, reported at only $3,481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pflugerville|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||13.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||78.8 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||86.3 miles|