Jackson has a general population of 184,256 and an overall student population of 16,993. Approximately 2,412 of Jackson's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare management programs.
The largest healthcare management school in Jackson, by student population, is University of Mississippi Medical Center. In 2010, University of Mississippi Medical Center graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in healthcare management.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in healthcare management from healthcare management schools in Jackson in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in healthcare management, if you decide to work as a healthcare manager in Jackson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,650 healthcare managers in Mississippi, 610 were working in the greater Jackson area. Jackson's healthcare manager workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare manager in Jackson is $74,570 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare managers state-wide.