San Jose, CA (population: 977,893) has twenty-five care management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Berkeley, the highest ranked school in this group with a care management program, has a total student population of 35,830. It is the 6th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Care Management students from San Jose 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 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area alone, there are 35,200 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $101,040. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $34,010/yr and there are 18,670 employed.
San Jose lies in Santa Clara county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area has 888,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $32/hr average worker wage, and a $66,780 average annual salary. Thus, about 21 out of every 1000 jobs in San Jose are held by healthcare support employees, and 40/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 25 care management schools with a 100-mile radius of San Jose, only 15 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,493/yr) for care management students, with De Anza College as the lowest, reported at only $3,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Jose|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||8.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||22.8 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||25.1 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||30.6 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||31.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||32.8 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||40.0 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||42.8 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||46.3 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||88.7 miles|