Daytona Beach, FL (population: 63,815) has one animal care school within its city limits. Daytona State College has a total student population of 17,352. It is the 4489th highest ranked school in the USA and the 254th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Animal Care students from Daytona Beach schools who go on to become animal care supervisors, veterinarians, animal trainers, animal behavioralists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,320 people working as animal control workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,560. Also, Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers make on average $23,400 per year and there are about 71,350 of them employed in the US today.
Daytona Beach lies in Volusia county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach area has 155,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $34,560 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daytona State College ends up costing a student $8,227/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Daytona Beach|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||3.2 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||28.0 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||33.9 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||44.4 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||51.2 miles|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||78.2 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||94.1 miles|