Hartford, CT (population: 123,579) has one nursing assistant school within its city limits. Capital Community College has a total student population of 4,280. It is the 5890th highest ranked school in the USA and the 80th highest in the state of Connecticut (#1 is Wesleyan University).
Nursing Assistant students from Hartford 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. In fact, in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area alone, there are 130 employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $26,010. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this area earn $29,820/yr and there are 8,290 employed.
Hartford lies in Hartford county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area has 562,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $25/hr average worker wage, and a $51,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 15 out of every 1000 jobs in Hartford are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants, and 0/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Capital Community College ends up costing a student $10,862/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hartford|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||3.2 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||11.9 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||27.8 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||34.2 miles|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||36.3 miles|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||63.3 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||68.1 miles|