Greensboro, NC (population: 259,523) has one animal care school within its city limits. North Carolina A & T State University has a total student population of 10,614. It is the 495th highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Animal Care students from Greensboro 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 Greensboro-High Point area alone, there are 110 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average salary of $20,880. Animal control workers in this area earn $30,350/yr and there are 40 employed.
Greensboro lies in Guilford county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greensboro-High Point area has 349,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.78/hr average worker wage, and a $39,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.107 out of every 1000 jobs in Greensboro are held by animal control workers, and 0.323/1000 are held by veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Carolina A & T State University ends up costing a student $5,860/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greensboro|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||11.8 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||23.2 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||45.4 miles|