Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has four care management schools within its city limits. Avila University, the highest ranked school in the city with a care management program, has a total student population of 1,893. It is the 3542nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 107th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Care Management students from Kansas City 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 Kansas City-KS area alone, there are 56,940 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $67,050. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $26,920/yr and there are 25,540 employed.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 25.845 out of every 1000 jobs in Kansas City are held by healthcare support employees, and 57.621/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 4 care management schools in Kansas City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,787/yr) for care management students, with Avila University as the lowest, reported at only $14,472/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|