Antioch, CA (population: 102,439) has one vocational school within its city limits. Western Career College-Antioch/Walnut Creek has a total student population of 586. It is the 1606th highest ranked school in the USA and the 138th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Vocational students from Antioch 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 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward Metropolitan area alone, there are 3,280 employed middle school teachers earning an average salary of $59,930. Vocational education teachers in this area earn $52,400/yr and there are 960 employed.
Antioch lies in Contra Costa county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Oakland-Fremont-Hayward Metropolitan area has 990,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $26/hr average worker wage, and a $54,590 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Antioch are held by vocational education teachers, and 3/1000 are held by middle school teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Career College-Antioch/Walnut Creek ends up costing a student $23,292/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Antioch|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||14.5 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||24.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||27.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||29.5 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||38.6 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||40.8 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||40.8 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||41.7 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||43.9 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||47.8 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||50.2 miles|