Puyallup, WA has one dog training school within its city limits. Pierce College at Puyallup has a total student population of 3,267. It is the 5485th highest ranked school in the USA and the 97th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Dog Training students from Puyallup 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.
Puyallup lies in Pierce county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Tacoma Metropolitan area has 265,490 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $21.39/hr average worker wage, and a $44,480 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pierce College at Puyallup ends up costing a student $6,078/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Puyallup|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||3.3 miles|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||8.9 miles|