Rock Hill, SC (population: 72,341) has seven teacher assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Columbia International University, the highest ranked school in this group with a teacher assistant program, has a total student population of 1,139. It is the 2647th highest ranked school in the USA and the 31st highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University).
Teacher Assistant students from Rock Hill 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.
Rock Hill lies in York county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary.
Of the 7 teacher assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Rock Hill, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Columbia International University comes out as the most expensive ($12,763/yr) for teacher assistant students, with Western Piedmont Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,437/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rock Hill|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||91.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||92.4 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||97.0 miles|