Jackson has a total population of 59,643 and a student population of 12,797. Of these students, 3,916 are enrolled in schools that offer sports medicine programs.
The largest sports medicine school in Jackson, by student population, is Union University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Sports Medicine program at Union University.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in sports medicine from sports medicine schools in Jackson in 2010. If you decide to attend a sports medicine school in Jackson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,040.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for sports medicine related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,960 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Jackson after graduating from sports medicine school, you should know that job prospects for sports medicine professionals in Jackson, which is the most popular sports medicine profession, are good. In 2010, of the 4,140 sports medicine professionals in Tennessee, 120 were working in the greater Jackson area. The number of sports medicine professionals in Jackson is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sports medicine professionals.
As a sports medicine professional in Jackson, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,980 per year. This is lower than the average salary for sports medicine professionals in the state.