Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has one veterinary technician school within its city limits. Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis has a total student population of 787. It is the 3634th highest ranked school in the USA and the 102nd highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Veterinary Technician students from Memphis 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 Memphis-MS-AR area alone, there are 220 employed veterinarians earning an average salary of $86,670. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this area earn $24,300/yr and there are 290 employed.
Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.482 out of every 1000 jobs in Memphis are held by veterinary technologists and technicians, and 0.356/1000 are held by veterinarians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis ends up costing a student $10,620/yr.