Orem, UT (population: 95,419) has four public health schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Utah, the highest ranked school in this group with a public health program, has a total student population of 29,284. It is the 129th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Utah. To learn more about public health programs in Orem, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of public health professors at University of Utah such as Carolyn Hollingshead.
Public Health students from Orem 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 Provo-Orem area alone, there are 100 employed health specialties teachers earning an average salary of $72,490. Health educators in this area earn $42,500/yr and there are 30 employed.
Orem lies in Utah county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Provo-Orem area has 173,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.33/hr average worker wage, and a $38,120 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.181 out of every 1000 jobs in Orem are held by health educators, and 0.586/1000 are held by health specialties teachers.
Of the 4 public health schools with a 100-mile radius of Orem, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr) for public health students, with Snow College as the lowest, reported at only $8,117/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Orem|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||22.9 miles|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||31.5 miles|
|Salt Lake City||UT||184,856||12||26.413||545||35.3 miles|