Fresno, CA (population: 490,930) has one allied health school within its city limits. California State University-Fresno has a total student population of 21,500. It is the 1796th highest ranked school in the USA and the 159th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about allied health programs in Fresno, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of allied health professors at California State University such as Natasha Montes.
Allied Health students from Fresno 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 Fresno area alone, there are 430 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average salary of $64,600. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $93,680/yr and there are 680 employed.
Fresno lies in Fresno county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Fresno area has 323,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Fresno are held by medical and health services managers, and 1/1000 are held by clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, California State University-Fresno ends up costing a student $5,579/yr.
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