Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has five spanish schools within its city limits. Butler University, the highest ranked school in the city with a spanish program, has a total student population of 4,505. It is the 172nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Spanish students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become spanish teachers, spanish interpreters, spanish tutors, spanish language and culture specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 27,020 people working as foreign language and literature teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,300. Also, Vocational education teachers make on average $52,030 per year and there are about 114,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 830 employed vocational education teachers earning an average salary of $44,290. Foreign language and literature teachers in this area earn $44,760/yr and there are 90 employed.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.098 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by foreign language and literature teachers, and 0.958/1000 are held by vocational education teachers.
Of the 5 spanish schools in Indianapolis, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butler University comes out as the most expensive ($26,565/yr) for spanish students, with Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis as the lowest, reported at only $12,394/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|