Milwaukee, WI (population: 606,508) has twelve health science schools within its city limits. Marquette University, the highest ranked school in the city with a health science program, has a total student population of 11,689. It is the 111th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison). To learn more about health science programs in Milwaukee, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of health science professors at Marquette University such as Daniel Bloch, Ingrid Buxton, Claire Cannon, Edward Carroll, Joe Collins, and Shannondoah Colton.
Health Science students from Milwaukee schools who go on to become health psychologists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 83,530 people working as environmental scientists and specialists, including health alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,360. Also, Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors make on average $40,420 per year and there are about 78,470 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area alone, there are 270 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average salary of $47,820. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this area earn $56,850/yr and there are 250 employed.
Milwaukee lies in Milwaukee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area has 817,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $21.19/hr average worker wage, and a $44,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.301 out of every 1000 jobs in Milwaukee are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health, and 0.335/1000 are held by substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors.
Of the 12 health science schools in Milwaukee, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Institute of Beauty and Wellness comes out as the most expensive ($29,676/yr) for health science students, with Milwaukee Area Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,574/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Milwaukee|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||4.6 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||54.7 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||60.3 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||67.1 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||68.4 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||68.5 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||69.7 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||71.3 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||73.9 miles|