North Richland Hills, TX (population: 67,133) has eleven dog training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas Woman's University, the highest ranked school in this group with a dog training program, has a total student population of 13,338. It is the 412th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Dog Training students from North Richland Hills 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are ** employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average salary of $22,260. Animal trainers in this area earn $29,120/yr and there are 70 employed.
North Richland Hills lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.082 out of every 1000 jobs in North Richland Hills are held by animal trainers, and **/1000 are held by veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers.
Of the 11 dog training schools with a 100-mile radius of North Richland Hills, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,844/yr) for dog training students, with North Central Texas College as the lowest, reported at only $4,633/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Richland Hills|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||10.3 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||11.0 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||14.0 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.5 miles|