Pocatello has a general population of 51,466 and an overall student population of 13,585. Approximately 13,493 of Pocatello's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Of the 1 healthcare administration schools in Pocatello, the largest healthcare administration school, by student population, is Idaho State University. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Idaho State University with credentials in healthcare administration.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree in Pocatello. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pocatello healthcare administration schools was an average of $24,894 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a healthcare administration program in Pocatello. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Pocatello-based healthcare administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
If you plan on staying in Pocatello after graduating from healthcare administration school, you should know that job prospects for healthcare administrators in Pocatello, which is the most popular healthcare administration profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,510 healthcare administrators in Idaho, 70 were working in the greater Pocatello area. Pocatello's healthcare administrator workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Pocatello is $53,720 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for healthcare administrators.