Albany, NY (population: 92,804) has one safety school within its city limits. SUNY at Albany has a total student population of 18,020. It is the 980th highest ranked school in the USA and the 85th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Safety students from Albany 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 Albany-Schenectady-Troy area alone, there are 500 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $65,920. Occupational health and safety specialists in this area earn $62,990/yr and there are 260 employed.
Albany lies in Albany county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy area has 434,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $21.78/hr average worker wage, and a $45,310 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.608 out of every 1000 jobs in Albany are held by occupational health and safety specialists, and 1.154/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, SUNY at Albany ends up costing a student $13,407/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Albany|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||61.0 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||65.5 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||82.2 miles|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||87.3 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||88.8 miles|