Odessa, TX (population: 102,535) has one spanish school within its city limits. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has a total student population of 3,546. It is the 3460th highest ranked school in the USA and the 176th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Spanish students from Odessa 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.
Odessa lies in Ector county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Odessa area has 60,350 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.4% unemployment rate, $18.40/hr average worker wage, and a $38,280 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin ends up costing a student $6,479/yr.