Winston Salem, NC has nineteen dog training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Duke University, the highest ranked school in this group with a dog training program, has a total student population of 14,350. It is the 15th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of North Carolina.
Dog Training students from Winston Salem 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.
Of the 19 dog training schools with a 100-mile radius of Winston Salem, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carolinas College of Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($31,017/yr) for dog training students, with Montgomery Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,315/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Winston Salem|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||16.0 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||68.4 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||91.0 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||91.6 miles|