Paterson, NJ (population: 145,162) has one medicine and health school within its city limits. Passaic County Community College has a total student population of 8,883. It is the 5789th highest ranked school in the USA and the 132nd highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick). To learn more about medicine and health programs in Paterson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medicine and health professors at Passaic County Community College such as Sameh Abdelaal.
Medicine and Health students from Paterson schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 95,290 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $81,340. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $113,400/yr and there are 16,510 employed.
Paterson lies in Passaic county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area has 5,063,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $27.05/hr average worker wage, and a $56,250 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.260 out of every 1000 jobs in Paterson are held by medical and health services managers, and 18.820/1000 are held by registered nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Passaic County Community College ends up costing a student $5,973/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Paterson|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||2.3 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||9.8 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||10.7 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||12.3 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||13.5 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||14.8 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||15.9 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||17.3 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||17.9 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||19.9 miles|