Savannah, GA (population: 133,244) has two dog training schools within its city limits. Armstrong Atlantic State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a dog training program, has a total student population of 7,538. It is the 510th highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Dog Training students from Savannah 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.
Savannah lies in Chatham county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Savannah area has 150,120 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,930 average annual salary.
Of the 2 dog training schools in Savannah, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South University-Savannah comes out as the most expensive ($20,317/yr) for dog training students, with Armstrong Atlantic State University as the lowest, reported at only $12,314/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Savannah|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||88.5 miles|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||92.5 miles|