Maryland contains one school that offers animal care programs. The Community College of Baltimore County has a total student population of 23,584 and is the 5364th highest ranked school in America.
Animal Care students from Maryland 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. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 2,260 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $27,120. Animal control workers in this state earn $38,440/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the animal care schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from animal care, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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