Burlington, NC (population: 53,389) has eight teacher assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Hollins University, the highest ranked school in this group with a teacher assistant program, has a total student population of 1,057. It is the 290th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Teacher Assistant students from Burlington 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.
Burlington lies in Alamance county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Burlington area has 57,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $16.73/hr average worker wage, and a $34,800 average annual salary.
Of the 8 teacher assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Burlington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hollins University comes out as the most expensive ($23,105/yr) for teacher assistant students, with Durham Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Burlington|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||25.2 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||31.5 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||44.4 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||92.1 miles|