Itta Bena, MS has five personal training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a personal training program, has a total student population of 15,932. It is the 1306th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Personal Training students from Itta Bena schools who go on to become personal trainers, personal skills trainers, trainers, PT trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 228,170 people working as fitness trainers and aerobics instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $35,340. Also, Recreation and fitness studies teachers make on average $60,580 per year and there are about 16,850 of them employed in the US today.
Itta Bena lies in Leflore county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area has 106,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $14.54/hr average worker wage, and a $30,250 average annual salary.
Of the 5 personal training schools with a 100-mile radius of Itta Bena, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belhaven College comes out as the most expensive ($19,298/yr) for personal training students, with Delta State University as the lowest, reported at only $10,022/yr.