Boise City, ID (population: 210,099) has three dog training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Boise State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a dog training program, has a total student population of 18,933. It is the 448th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Idaho (#1 is University of Idaho).
Dog Training students from Boise City 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.
Boise City lies in Ada county, which is one of the 33 counties in Idaho. Overall, the Boise City-Nampa area has 264,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,600 average annual salary.
Of the 3 dog training schools with a 100-mile radius of Boise City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Boise comes out as the most expensive ($22,237/yr) for dog training students, with Treasure Valley Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,355/yr.