Cuthbert, GA has two wildlife schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a wildlife program, has a total student population of 24,602. It is the 115th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Alabama.
Wildlife students from Cuthbert schools who go on to become wildlife technicians, wildlife biologists, foresters, wildlife managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 7,530 people working as fish and game wardens alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,950. Also, Zoologists and wildlife biologists make on average $60,670 per year and there are about 17,460 of them employed in the US today.
Cuthbert lies in Randolph county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the South Georgia nonmetropolitan area has 188,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $15.30/hr average worker wage, and a $31,820 average annual salary.
Of the 2 wildlife schools with a 100-mile radius of Cuthbert, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Auburn University Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,157/yr) for wildlife students, with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College as the lowest, reported at only $7,103/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cuthbert|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||50.0 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||70.5 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||75.6 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||89.3 miles|