Suffolk, VA (population: 84,501) has seven care management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. East Carolina University, the highest ranked school in this group with a care management program, has a total student population of 27,654. It is the 214th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about care management programs in Suffolk, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of care management professors at East Carolina University such as Joshua Aaron, Ken Bass, Tope Bello, John Davis, Kevin Fontana, and Shanan Gibson.
Care Management students from Suffolk 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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area alone, there are 37,410 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $65,610. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $24,470/yr and there are 19,510 employed.
Suffolk lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 26.526 out of every 1000 jobs in Suffolk are held by healthcare support employees, and 50.869/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 7 care management schools with a 100-mile radius of Suffolk, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,329/yr) for care management students, with Edgecombe Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,844/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Suffolk|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||27.3 miles|
|Virginia Beach||VA||439,564||9||17.32||116||33.4 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||69.7 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||82.9 miles|