Garden City, NY has one safety school within its city limits. Adelphi University has a total student population of 7,951. It is the 301st highest ranked school in the USA and the 27th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Safety students from Garden City 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 Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area alone, there are 470 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $75,280. Occupational health and safety specialists in this area earn $65,110/yr and there are 390 employed.
Garden City lies in Nassau county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area has 1,225,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $24.13/hr average worker wage, and a $50,190 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.315 out of every 1000 jobs in Garden City are held by occupational health and safety specialists, and 0.382/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Adelphi University ends up costing a student $23,431/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Garden City|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||7.7 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||10.5 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||12.0 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||13.3 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||15.4 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||16.3 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||16.5 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||16.5 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||18.4 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||21.2 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||21.3 miles|