Martinsville, VA has thirty-three ESL schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Duke University, the highest ranked school in this group with an ESL program, has a total student population of 14,350. It is the 15th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of North Carolina.
ESL students from Martinsville 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 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 150 employed adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors earning an average salary of $36,960. English language and literature teachers in this area earn $61,150/yr and there are 50 employed.
Martinsville lies in Martinsville county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area has 135,950 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $15.84/hr average worker wage, and a $32,950 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.349 out of every 1000 jobs in Martinsville are held by english language and literature teachers, and 1.074/1000 are held by adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors.
Of the 33 ESL schools with a 100-mile radius of Martinsville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wake Forest University comes out as the most expensive ($28,737/yr) for ESL students, with North Carolina Central University as the lowest, reported at only $5,700/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Martinsville|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||45.9 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||49.7 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||70.2 miles|