Pembroke, NC has one safety school within its city limits. University of North Carolina at Pembroke has a total student population of 6,661. It is the 559th highest ranked school in the USA and the 22nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Safety students from Pembroke 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 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 90 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $47,400. Occupational health and safety specialists in this area earn $58,670/yr and there are 80 employed.
Pembroke lies in Robeson county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 298,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.90/hr average worker wage, and a $33,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.268 out of every 1000 jobs in Pembroke are held by occupational health and safety specialists, and 0.313/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Carolina at Pembroke ends up costing a student $6,645/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pembroke|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||70.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||86.9 miles|