Perkinston, MS has six personal training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Southern Mississippi, the highest ranked school in this group with a personal training program, has a total student population of 15,300. It is the 1880th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Personal Training students from Perkinston 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.
Of the 6 personal training schools with a 100-mile radius of Perkinston, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Mobile comes out as the most expensive ($17,568/yr) for personal training students, with Copiah-Lincoln Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,376/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Perkinston|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||68.5 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||80.9 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||98.6 miles|