West Point, NY has thirty-three psychiatry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Connecticut, the highest ranked school in this group with a psychiatry program, has a total student population of 25,029. It is the 63rd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Psychiatry students from West Point 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 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown area alone, there are 470 employed psychiatric aides earning an average salary of $40,670. Psychiatrists in this area earn $132,800/yr and there are 50 employed.
West Point lies in Orange county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown area has 245,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $21.87/hr average worker wage, and a $45,480 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.210 out of every 1000 jobs in West Point are held by psychiatrists, and 1.903/1000 are held by psychiatric aides.
Of the 33 psychiatry schools with a 100-mile radius of West Point, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Long Island University-C W Post Campus comes out as the most expensive ($30,427/yr) for psychiatry students, with Middlesex Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,918/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from West Point|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||25.5 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||27.6 miles|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||27.8 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||33.9 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||33.9 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||36.9 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||41.8 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||43.0 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||44.1 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||44.5 miles|