Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has two dog training schools within its city limits. Platt College, the highest ranked school in the city with a dog training program, has a total student population of 435. It is the 2913th highest ranked school in the USA and the 65th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Dog Training students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 400 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average salary of $20,100. Animal trainers in this area earn $20,760/yr and there are ** employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by animal trainers, and 0.953/1000 are held by veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers.
Of the 2 dog training schools in Tulsa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($28,980/yr) for dog training students, with ITT Technical Institute-Tulsa as the lowest, reported at only $22,587/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|