Appleton, WI (population: 70,483) has one vocational school within its city limits. Fox Valley Technical College has a total student population of 10,258. It is the 3528th highest ranked school in the USA and the 62nd highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Vocational students from Appleton 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.
Appleton lies in Calumet county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Appleton area has 115,230 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.4% unemployment rate, $18.89/hr average worker wage, and a $39,280 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fox Valley Technical College ends up costing a student $9,083/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Appleton|
|Green Bay||WI||101,191||7||25.235||199||26.6 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||34.7 miles|
|Wisconsin Rapids||WI||-||1||14.8847||67||70.6 miles|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||89.1 miles|