Huntsville, AL (population: 185,501) has four vocational schools within its city limits. University of Alabama in Huntsville, the highest ranked school in the city with a vocational program, has a total student population of 7,681. It is the 2239th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
Vocational students from Huntsville schools who go on to become vocational educators, event planners, landscape architects, landscape designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 114,420 people working as vocational education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,030. Also, Middle school teachers make on average $53,550 per year and there are about 665,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Huntsville area alone, there are 1,160 employed middle school teachers earning an average salary of $46,390. Vocational education teachers in this area earn $47,040/yr and there are ** employed.
Huntsville lies in Madison county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Huntsville area has 205,550 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $46,220 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Huntsville are held by vocational education teachers, and 6/1000 are held by middle school teachers.
Of the 4 vocational schools in Huntsville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr) for vocational students, with J F Drake State Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $9,363/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Huntsville|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||79.2 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||87.8 miles|