Dickson, TN has one healthcare school within its city limits. Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson has a total student population of 650. It is the 2616th highest ranked school in the USA and the 67th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Healthcare students from Dickson 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 500 employed mental health counselors earning an average salary of $33,970. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this area earn $53,700/yr and there are 710 employed.
Dickson lies in Dickson 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 0.993 out of every 1000 jobs in Dickson are held by healthcare practitioners and technical workers, and 0.694/1000 are held by mental health counselors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson ends up costing a student $6,876/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dickson|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||81.2 miles|