Brockton, MA (population: 92,742) has fifteen sports training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Boston University, the highest ranked school in this group with a sports training program, has a total student population of 31,960. It is the 32nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Sports Training students from Brockton 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.
Brockton lies in Plymouth county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton NECTA area has 85,990 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $21.75/hr average worker wage, and a $45,240 average annual salary.
Of the 15 sports training schools with a 100-mile radius of Brockton, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr) for sports training students, with Massachusetts Bay Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,463/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brockton|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||17.2 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||18.9 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||25.8 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||25.9 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||29.4 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||30.7 miles|