Slidell, LA has forty-eight vocational schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in this group with a vocational program, has a total student population of 11,464. It is the 60th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Louisiana.
Vocational students from Slidell 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner area alone, there are 1,370 employed middle school teachers earning an average salary of $45,950. Vocational education teachers in this area earn $41,760/yr and there are ** employed.
Slidell lies in St. Tammany county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner area has 509,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.85/hr average worker wage, and a $39,210 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Slidell are held by vocational education teachers, and 2.686/1000 are held by middle school teachers.
Of the 48 vocational schools with a 100-mile radius of Slidell, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITI Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($31,768/yr) for vocational students, with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest, reported at only $1,387/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Slidell|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||16.8 miles|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||81.4 miles|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||94.2 miles|