Brentwood, NY (population: 62,689) has two hundred and two vocational schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Yale University, the highest ranked school in this group with a vocational program, has a total student population of 11,593. It is the 2nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Vocational students from Brentwood schools who go on to become vocational educators, event planners, landscape architects, landscape designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 114,420 people working as vocational education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,030. Also, Middle school teachers make on average $53,550 per year and there are about 665,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area alone, there are 7,750 employed middle school teachers earning an average salary of $80,820. Vocational education teachers in this area earn $53,300/yr and there are 510 employed.
Brentwood lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area has 1,225,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $24.13/hr average worker wage, and a $50,190 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.418 out of every 1000 jobs in Brentwood are held by vocational education teachers, and 6.320/1000 are held by middle school teachers.
Of the 202 vocational schools with a 100-mile radius of Brentwood, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr) for vocational students, with University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus as the lowest, reported at only $5,782/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brentwood|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||20.5 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||28.0 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||29.1 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||29.4 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||31.4 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||31.7 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||32.3 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||33.3 miles|