Mission Viejo, CA (population: 95,388) has one vocational school within its city limits. Saddleback College has a total student population of 23,260. It is the 4083rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 375th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Vocational students from Mission Viejo 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 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine Metropolitan area alone, there are 5,370 employed middle school teachers earning an average salary of $69,490. Vocational education teachers in this area earn $55,840/yr and there are 1,360 employed.
Mission Viejo lies in Orange county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine Metropolitan area has 1,433,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Mission Viejo are held by vocational education teachers, and 4/1000 are held by middle school teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saddleback College ends up costing a student $10,639/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mission Viejo|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||5.4 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||6.2 miles|
|Laguna Beach||CA||-||1||20.4608||2||9.0 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||12.7 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||15.5 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||18.6 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||19.5 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||20.6 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||21.4 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||25.6 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||28.5 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||31.9 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||32.6 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||33.9 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||34.6 miles|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||35.6 miles|