Baton Rouge, LA (population: 221,091) has six care management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in this group with a care management program, has a total student population of 11,464. It is the 60th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Louisiana. To learn more about care management programs in Baton Rouge, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of care management professors at Tulane University of Louisiana such as Kelly Grant, Michael Kane, Lei Lai, Carmen Weigelt, and Wu.
Care Management students from Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge area alone, there are 18,710 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $59,060. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $22,060/yr and there are 8,520 employed.
Baton Rouge lies in East Baton Rouge county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Baton Rouge area has 365,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $18.35/hr average worker wage, and a $38,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 23.323 out of every 1000 jobs in Baton Rouge are held by healthcare support employees, and 51.240/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 6 care management schools with a 100-mile radius of Baton Rouge, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr) for care management students, with Pearl River Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,515/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baton Rouge|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||52.1 miles|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||76.4 miles|
|Alcorn State||MS||-||1||24.4923||50||98.8 miles|