Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has two teacher assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Coosa Valley Technical College, the highest ranked school in this group with a teacher assistant program, has a total student population of 5,994. It is the 4693rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 118th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Teacher Assistant students from Atlanta schools who go on to become teacher assistants, teacher aides, school bus driver/teacher assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,275,410 people working as teacher assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,280. Also, Forestry and conservation science teachers make on average $72,290 per year and there are about 2,380 of them employed in the US today.
Atlanta lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary.
Of the 2 teacher assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Atlanta, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Coosa Valley Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($7,268/yr) for teacher assistant students, with Macon State College as the lowest, reported at only $6,379/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Atlanta|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||6.9 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||8.6 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||56.4 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||83.8 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||87.3 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||89.0 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||91.8 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||95.3 miles|