Angola, NY has eight safety schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rochester Institute of Technology, the highest ranked school in this group with a safety program, has a total student population of 15,445. It is the 137th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Safety students from Angola 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 Buffalo-Niagara Falls area alone, there are 160 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $57,130. Occupational health and safety specialists in this area earn $61,570/yr and there are 210 employed.
Angola lies in Erie county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Buffalo-Niagara Falls area has 534,300 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.69/hr average worker wage, and a $40,960 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.397 out of every 1000 jobs in Angola are held by occupational health and safety specialists, and 0.290/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
Of the 8 safety schools with a 100-mile radius of Angola, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rochester Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($25,524/yr) for safety students, with Finger Lakes Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,707/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Angola|
|Niagara Falls||NY||50,692||1||24.6139||10||31.2 miles|