Wichita, KS (population: 374,803) has four care management schools within its city limits. Wichita State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a care management program, has a total student population of 14,601. It is the 2323rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College). To learn more about care management programs in Wichita, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of care management professors at Wichita State University such as John Belt, Nancy Bereman, Gerald Graham, Timothy Nohr, John Perry, and Brian Rawson.
Care Management students from Wichita 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 Wichita area alone, there are 15,650 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $61,600. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $24,640/yr and there are 8,070 employed.
Wichita lies in Sedgwick county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Wichita area has 295,670 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $18.81/hr average worker wage, and a $39,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 27.300 out of every 1000 jobs in Wichita are held by healthcare support employees, and 52.946/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 4 care management schools in Wichita, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Friends University comes out as the most expensive ($17,871/yr) for care management students, with Wichita State University as the lowest, reported at only $9,563/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wichita|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||26.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||27.6 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||46.5 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||69.4 miles|
|Great Bend||KS||-||1||20.0068||110||90.6 miles|