Frankfort, KY has seven allied health schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Butler Tech-D Russel Lee Career Center, the highest ranked school in this group with an allied health program, has a total student population of 403. It is the 872nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 42nd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Allied Health students from Frankfort 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 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 120 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average salary of $47,100. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $80,470/yr and there are 380 employed.
Frankfort lies in Franklin county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 153,910 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $16.61/hr average worker wage, and a $34,550 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.455 out of every 1000 jobs in Frankfort are held by medical and health services managers, and 0.753/1000 are held by clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.
Of the 7 allied health schools with a 100-mile radius of Frankfort, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butler Tech-D Russel Lee Career Center comes out as the most expensive ($26,280/yr) for allied health students, with Gateway Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,504/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Frankfort|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||40.0 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||52.0 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||59.2 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||87.8 miles|