Rochester, NY (population: 205,236) has two psychiatry schools within its city limits. University of Rochester, the highest ranked school in the city with a psychiatry program, has a total student population of 9,506. It is the 76th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Psychiatry students from Rochester schools who go on to become psychiatric aides, psychiatrists, educational psychologists, psychiatristss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,210 people working as psychiatrists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $163,660. Also, Psychiatric aides make on average $27,430 per year and there are about 62,610 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Rochester area alone, there are 310 employed psychiatric aides earning an average salary of $37,040. Psychiatrists in this area earn $175,190/yr and there are 70 employed.
Rochester lies in Monroe county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Rochester area has 489,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.32/hr average worker wage, and a $42,270 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.134 out of every 1000 jobs in Rochester are held by psychiatrists, and 0.624/1000 are held by psychiatric aides.
Of the 2 psychiatry schools in Rochester, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Rochester comes out as the most expensive ($30,317/yr) for psychiatry students, with Saint John Fisher College as the lowest, reported at only $20,740/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rochester|
|Niagara Falls||NY||50,692||1||24.6139||10||70.9 miles|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||74.7 miles|