Georgetown, TX (population: 55,998) has thirty-three vocational schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Austin, the highest ranked school in this group with a vocational program, has a total student population of 50,995. It is the 18th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Vocational students from Georgetown 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 Austin-Round Rock area alone, there are 5,380 employed middle school teachers earning an average salary of $49,430. Vocational education teachers in this area earn $42,630/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Georgetown lies in Williamson county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.309 out of every 1000 jobs in Georgetown are held by vocational education teachers, and 6.997/1000 are held by middle school teachers.
Of the 33 vocational schools with a 100-mile radius of Georgetown, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Careers comes out as the most expensive ($33,588/yr) for vocational students, with San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $3,422/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Georgetown|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||12.8 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||82.2 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||95.8 miles|