Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has one public health school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Florida has a total student population of 50,691. It is the 615th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Public Health students from Jacksonville schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Jacksonville area alone, there are 870 employed health specialties teachers earning an average salary of $163,380. Health educators in this area earn $43,260/yr and there are 200 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by health educators, and 2/1000 are held by health specialties teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Florida ends up costing a student $10,101/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|