New Wilmington, PA has sixty-five dog training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Franciscan University of Steubenville, the highest ranked school in this group with a dog training program, has a total student population of 2,725. It is the 186th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Dog Training students from New Wilmington 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.
New Wilmington lies in Lawrence county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area has 160,510 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $17.02/hr average worker wage, and a $35,400 average annual salary.
Of the 65 dog training schools with a 100-mile radius of New Wilmington, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Crawford County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program comes out as the most expensive ($34,749/yr) for dog training students, with Community Services Division-Alliance City as the lowest, reported at only $1,058/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Wilmington|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||58.4 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||61.9 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||65.6 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||66.5 miles|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||69.2 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||72.9 miles|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||78.1 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||85.2 miles|