Augusta, GA has one dog training school within its city limits. Medical College of Georgia has a total student population of 2,515. It is the 6316th highest ranked school in the USA and the 168th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Dog Training students from Augusta schools who go on to become dog trainers, dog control officers, guide dog instructors, guide dog trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,080 people working as animal trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $31,080. 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 Augusta-Richmond County-SC area alone, there are ** employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average salary of $19,780. Animal trainers in this area earn $30,050/yr and there are 40 employed.
Augusta lies in Richmond county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Augusta-Richmond County-SC area has 204,020 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,890 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Augusta are held by animal trainers, and **/1000 are held by veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Medical College of Georgia ends up costing a student $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Augusta|
|North Augusta||SC||-||1||27.4739||4||3.2 miles|