Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has four care management schools within its city limits. University of Arizona, the highest ranked school in the city with a care management program, has a total student population of 38,767. It is the 834th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about care management programs in Tucson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of care management professors at University of Arizona such as Terence Connolly, Russel Cropanzano, Suzanne Cummins, Aleksander Ellis, Barbara Gutek, and Shyam Jha.
Care Management students from Tucson 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 Tucson area alone, there are 22,950 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $71,080. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $26,350/yr and there are 14,700 employed.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary. Thus, about 41 out of every 1000 jobs in Tucson are held by healthcare support employees, and 63/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 4 care management schools in Tucson, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,123/yr) for care management students, with University of Arizona as the lowest, reported at only $11,728/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|