Conway, AR (population: 59,823) has one athletic training school within its city limits. University of Central Arkansas has a total student population of 11,781. It is the 2241st highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Athletic Training students from Conway schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, gymnastics instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway area alone, there are 410 employed coaches and scouts earning an average salary of $34,120. Athletic trainers in this area earn $37,700/yr and there are 60 employed.
Conway lies in Faulkner county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway area has 330,720 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,470 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Conway are held by athletic trainers, and 1/1000 are held by coaches and scouts.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Central Arkansas ends up costing a student $10,733/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Conway|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||23.4 miles|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||26.2 miles|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||53.2 miles|
|Mountain Home||AR||-||2||22.9326||37||86.2 miles|