Great Falls, MT (population: 60,015) has two vocational schools within its city limits. University of Great Falls, the highest ranked school in the city with a vocational program, has a total student population of 858. It is the 5356th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Montana (#1 is Carroll College).
Vocational students from Great Falls 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.
Great Falls lies in Cascade county, which is one of the 36 counties in Montana. Overall, the Great Falls area has 36,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $16.19/hr average worker wage, and a $33,680 average annual salary.
Of the 2 vocational schools in Great Falls, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Great Falls comes out as the most expensive ($21,657/yr) for vocational students, with Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology as the lowest, reported at only $6,479/yr.