Carson City, NV (population: 54,870) has two dog training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Western Career College-Sacramento, the highest ranked school in this group with a dog training program, has a total student population of 1,537. It is the 1811th highest ranked school in the USA and the 162nd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Dog Training students from Carson 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.
Carson City lies in Carson City county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Carson City area has 28,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $21.45/hr average worker wage, and a $44,610 average annual salary.
Of the 2 dog training schools with a 100-mile radius of Carson City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Career College-Sacramento comes out as the most expensive ($25,479/yr) for dog training students, with Feather River Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $9,872/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Carson City|
|South Lake Tahoe||CA||-||1||18.5751||60||19.9 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||92.2 miles|