Wichita, KS (population: 374,803) has one veterinary technician school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Butler Community College has a total student population of 9,229. It is the 4330th highest ranked school in the USA and the 65th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Veterinary Technician students from Wichita schools who go on to become veterinary technicians, veterinarians, veterinarian assistants, veterinary scientistss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,200 people working as veterinary technologists and technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,580. Also, Veterinarians make on average $90,110 per year and there are about 54,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wichita area alone, there are 100 employed veterinarians earning an average salary of $89,820. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this area earn $24,400/yr and there are ** employed.
Wichita lies in Sedgwick county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Wichita area has 295,670 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $18.81/hr average worker wage, and a $39,110 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Wichita are held by veterinary technologists and technicians, and 0.344/1000 are held by veterinarians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butler Community College ends up costing a student $6,456/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wichita|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||26.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||27.6 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||46.5 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||69.4 miles|
|Great Bend||KS||-||1||20.0068||110||90.6 miles|