Nevada contains one school that offers animal care programs. Pima Medical Institute has a total student population of 992 and is the 3656th highest ranked school in America.
Animal Care students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 750 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average yearly salary of $21,440. Animal control workers in this state earn $48,910/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the animal care schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from animal care, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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