Bozeman, MT (population: 42,301) has one vocational school within its city limits. Montana State University has a total student population of 12,348. It is the 1751st highest ranked school in the USA and the 9th highest in the state of Montana (#1 is Carroll College).
Vocational students from Bozeman 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 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 720 employed middle school teachers earning an average salary of $47,740. Vocational education teachers in this area earn $41,530/yr and there are 80 employed.
Bozeman lies in Gallatin county, which is one of the 36 counties in Montana. Overall, the Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area has 117,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $17.37/hr average worker wage, and a $36,120 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.712 out of every 1000 jobs in Bozeman are held by vocational education teachers, and 6.152/1000 are held by middle school teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Montana State University ends up costing a student $8,654/yr.