New Castle, DE has forty-six safety schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a safety program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Safety students from New Castle schools who go on to become safety specialists, safety control managers, health safety specialists, occupational safety specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,850 people working as occupational health and safety specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,200. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 230 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $60,590. Occupational health and safety specialists in this area earn $63,930/yr and there are 200 employed.
New Castle lies in New Castle county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area has 328,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,230 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in New Castle are held by occupational health and safety specialists, and 1/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
Of the 46 safety schools with a 100-mile radius of New Castle, only 19 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cabrini College comes out as the most expensive ($29,277/yr) for safety students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Castle|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||20.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||21.7 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||28.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||34.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||40.5 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||40.9 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||41.0 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.0 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||60.7 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||60.7 miles|