Pueblo, CO (population: 107,496) has one nursing assistant school within its city limits. Pueblo Community College has a total student population of 6,592. It is the 5374th highest ranked school in the USA and the 88th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Nursing Assistant students from Pueblo schools who go on to become nursing assistants, medical assistants, medical office assistants, physician assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,438,010 people working as nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,980. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today.
Pueblo lies in Pueblo county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Pueblo area has 56,230 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,530 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pueblo Community College ends up costing a student $10,192/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pueblo|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||41.5 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||77.8 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||88.8 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||90.5 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||94.9 miles|