Greenville, NC (population: 85,963) has fifty-nine veterinary technician schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Johnson College, the highest ranked school in this group with a veterinary technician program, has a total student population of 411. It is the 302nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 27th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Veterinary Technician students from Greenville 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.
Greenville lies in Pitt county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greenville area has 73,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,550 average annual salary.
Of the 59 veterinary technician schools with a 500-mile radius of Greenville, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown Institute comes out as the most expensive ($29,176/yr) for veterinary technician students, with Community and Technical College at West Virginia University Institute of Technology as the lowest, reported at only $2,720/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenville|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||35.1 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||38.7 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||70.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||96.5 miles|