Liberal, KS has one healthcare school within its city limits. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School has a total student population of 1,850. It is the 3605th highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Healthcare students from Liberal schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 160 employed mental health counselors earning an average salary of $52,130. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this area earn $56,940/yr and there are ** employed.
Liberal lies in Seward county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Kansas nonmetropolitan area has 444,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.63/hr average worker wage, and a $32,500 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Liberal are held by healthcare practitioners and technical workers, and 0.351/1000 are held by mental health counselors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seward County Community College and Area Technical School ends up costing a student $6,610/yr.
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