Dickson, TN has two psychiatry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Vanderbilt University, the highest ranked school in this group with a psychiatry program, has a total student population of 12,506. It is the 17th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Tennessee.
Psychiatry students from Dickson 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 410 employed psychiatric aides earning an average salary of $20,720. Psychiatrists in this area earn $162,410/yr and there are 70 employed.
Dickson lies in Dickson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.097 out of every 1000 jobs in Dickson are held by psychiatrists, and 0.567/1000 are held by psychiatric aides.
Of the 2 psychiatry schools with a 100-mile radius of Dickson, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vanderbilt University comes out as the most expensive ($20,446/yr) for psychiatry students, with Vanderbilt University as the lowest, reported at only $20,446/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dickson|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||81.2 miles|