Phoenix, AZ (population: 1,635,783) has eight care management schools within its city limits. University of Phoenix-Online Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a care management program, has a total student population of 380,232. It is the 636th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about care management programs in Phoenix, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of care management professors at University of Phoenix such as Susan Bradley.
Care Management students from Phoenix schools who go on to become care managers, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,886,690 people working as healthcare support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $26,710. Also, Healthcare practitioner and technical employees make on average $69,690 per year and there are about 7,200,950 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 82,060 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $70,610. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $27,550/yr and there are 43,580 employed.
Phoenix lies in Maricopa county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 25 out of every 1000 jobs in Phoenix are held by healthcare support employees, and 47/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 8 care management schools in Phoenix, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Online Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,066/yr) for care management students, with Phoenix College as the lowest, reported at only $8,058/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Phoenix|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||48.8 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||75.4 miles|