Savannah, GA (population: 133,244) has one occupational therapy school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Trident Technical College has a total student population of 14,834. It is the 5614th highest ranked school in the USA and the 74th highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University).
Occupational Therapy students from Savannah schools who go on to become occupational therapists, therapists, occupational therapy assistants, counseling psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 97,840 people working as occupational therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,680. Also, Occupational therapist assistants make on average $50,830 per year and there are about 26,680 of them employed in the US today.
Savannah lies in Chatham county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Savannah area has 150,120 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,930 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Trident Technical College ends up costing a student $7,113/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Savannah|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||88.5 miles|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||92.5 miles|