Greenwood, IN (population: 50,562) has thirteen sports training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. DePauw University, the highest ranked school in this group with a sports training program, has a total student population of 2,396. It is the 126th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Sports Training students from Greenwood schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, coaches, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 1,090 employed coaches and scouts earning an average salary of $41,710. Athletic trainers in this area earn $43,170/yr and there are 220 employed.
Greenwood lies in Johnson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.254 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenwood are held by athletic trainers, and 1.247/1000 are held by coaches and scouts.
Of the 13 sports training schools with a 100-mile radius of Greenwood, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Xavier University comes out as the most expensive ($25,507/yr) for sports training students, with Northern Kentucky University as the lowest, reported at only $9,991/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenwood|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.5 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||70.0 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||91.3 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||93.6 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||97.2 miles|