Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has four care management schools within its city limits. Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville, the highest ranked school in the city with a care management program, has a total student population of 644. It is the 2006th highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Care Management students from Nashville 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 40,560 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $63,130. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $26,150/yr and there are 17,250 employed.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 23.970 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashville are held by healthcare support employees, and 56.340/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 4 care management schools in Nashville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,272/yr) for care management students, with Tennessee State University as the lowest, reported at only $8,483/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|