Puyallup, WA has one healthcare school within its city limits. Pierce College at Puyallup has a total student population of 3,267. It is the 5485th highest ranked school in the USA and the 97th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Healthcare students from Puyallup 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 Tacoma Metropolitan area alone, there are 880 employed mental health counselors earning an average salary of $43,740. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this area earn $*/yr and there are 30 employed.
Puyallup lies in Pierce county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Tacoma Metropolitan area has 265,490 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $21.39/hr average worker wage, and a $44,480 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.114 out of every 1000 jobs in Puyallup are held by healthcare practitioners and technical workers, and 3.306/1000 are held by mental health counselors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pierce College at Puyallup ends up costing a student $6,078/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Puyallup|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||3.3 miles|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||8.9 miles|