Hauppauge, NY has twenty-seven nursing assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Connecticut, the highest ranked school in this group with a nursing assistant program, has a total student population of 25,029. It is the 63rd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Nursing Assistant students from Hauppauge 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 Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area alone, there are 570 employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $28,930. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this area earn $34,920/yr and there are 13,910 employed.
Hauppauge lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area has 1,225,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $24.13/hr average worker wage, and a $50,190 average annual salary. Thus, about 11.349 out of every 1000 jobs in Hauppauge are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants, and 0.464/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
Of the 27 nursing assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Hauppauge, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Healthcare Training Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,856/yr) for nursing assistant students, with Middlesex Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,918/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hauppauge|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||23.6 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||30.9 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||30.9 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||32.1 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||32.7 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||33.3 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||35.3 miles|