Monroe, LA (population: 50,949) has three vocational schools within its city limits. Career Technical College, the highest ranked school in the city with a vocational program, has a total student population of 809. It is the 2609th highest ranked school in the USA and the 38th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Vocational students from Monroe 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.
Monroe lies in Ouachita county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Monroe area has 75,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $15.81/hr average worker wage, and a $32,890 average annual salary.
Of the 3 vocational schools in Monroe, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($17,878/yr) for vocational students, with University of Louisiana Monroe as the lowest, reported at only $7,775/yr.