Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has one veterinary technician school within its city limits. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City has a total student population of 7,367. It is the 5874th highest ranked school in the USA and the 134th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Veterinary Technician students from Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 370 employed veterinarians earning an average salary of $78,850. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this area earn $24,430/yr and there are 520 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.915 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by veterinary technologists and technicians, and 0.649/1000 are held by veterinarians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City ends up costing a student $5,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|