Tuscaloosa, AL (population: 93,932) has one allied health school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville has a total student population of 6,311. It is the 3055th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
Allied Health students from Tuscaloosa schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tuscaloosa area alone, there are 30 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average salary of $*. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $89,930/yr and there are 120 employed.
Tuscaloosa lies in Tuscaloosa county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Tuscaloosa area has 89,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,430 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Tuscaloosa are held by medical and health services managers, and 0/1000 are held by clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville ends up costing a student $7,211/yr.