Muskogee, OK has three veterinary technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Crowder College, the highest ranked school in this group with a veterinary technician program, has a total student population of 4,482. It is the 4278th highest ranked school in the USA and the 131st highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Veterinary Technician students from Muskogee 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 Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 60 employed veterinarians earning an average salary of $56,170. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this area earn $42,210/yr and there are 30 employed.
Muskogee lies in Muskogee county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 115,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $14.94/hr average worker wage, and a $31,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.292 out of every 1000 jobs in Muskogee are held by veterinary technologists and technicians, and 0.563/1000 are held by veterinarians.
Of the 3 veterinary technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Muskogee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Community Care College comes out as the most expensive ($14,920/yr) for veterinary technician students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Muskogee|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||55.5 miles|