Cincinnati, OH (population: 332,807) has one optician school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Dayton has a total student population of 10,908. It is the 990th highest ranked school in the USA and the 52nd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Optician students from Cincinnati schools who go on to become opticians, eye doctors, optics scientists, optics professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 60,840 people working as opticians, dispensing alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,790. Also, Therapists make on average $54,400 per year and there are about 13,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are 60 employed therapists earning an average salary of $63,530. Opticians, dispensing in this area earn $34,480/yr and there are 380 employed.
Cincinnati lies in Hamilton county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.380 out of every 1000 jobs in Cincinnati are held by opticians, dispensing, and 0.062/1000 are held by therapists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Dayton ends up costing a student $25,494/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cincinnati|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||8.8 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||33.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||56.8 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||79.7 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||88.8 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||92.3 miles|