Rio Grande, OH has two science schools within its city limits. Gallia Jackson Vinton Joint Vocational School District, the highest ranked school in the city with a science program, has a total student population of 170. It is the 1371st highest ranked school in the USA and the 77th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Science students from Rio Grande schools who go on to become scientists, information scientists, bioengineers, biophysicists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,308,380 people working as life, physical, and social science employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,660. Also, Operations research analysts make on average $75,370 per year and there are about 60,960 of them employed in the US today.
Rio Grande lies in Gallia county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area has 164,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $16.95/hr average worker wage, and a $35,270 average annual salary.
Of the 2 science schools in Rio Grande, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Rio Grande comes out as the most expensive ($21,986/yr) for science students, with Gallia Jackson Vinton Joint Vocational School District as the lowest, reported at only $13,776/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rio Grande|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||31.3 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||70.8 miles|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||74.6 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||84.5 miles|