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Schools Offering Healthcare Programs in Wyoming


Approximately 8.0% of graduates in of Wyoming receive healthcare degrees every year. Thus, Wyoming's 9 healthcare schools put out approximately 1,076 healthcare professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Wyoming, which is located in Laramie, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a healthcare program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. 262 students graduated with a degree in healthcare from University of Wyoming in 2010. Students at University of Wyoming paid $3,927 per year in tuition fees.

Western Wyoming Community College, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a healthcare program. It is located in Rock Springs. In 2010, 89 students graduated from Western Wyoming Community College healthcare program. The tuition rate at Western Wyoming Community College was $1,994 per year.

Central Wyoming College, which is located in Riverton, is the third-ranked school in Wyoming that has a healthcare program. It received a ranking of 80th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 72 students graduated from Central Wyoming College healthcare program. Students at Central Wyoming College paid $2,136 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Wyoming's healthcare schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,107 per year, though tuition can range from $3,927 per year to $1,848 per year. The Wyoming healthcare schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year
  2. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  3. Sheridan College - located in Sheridan, students are charged $2,322 per year

The healthcare schools in Wyoming that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year
  2. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
  3. Eastern Wyoming College - located in Torrington, students are charged $2,016 per year

A healthcare degree from a Wyoming school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs healthcare graduates in Wyoming pursue include office manager, clinical social worker, teacher of the speech and hearing handicapped, fitness and wellness coordinator, and nurse epidemiologist. If you decide to work as a healthcare professional in Wyoming, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 10,600 Wyoming healthcare professional as of 2010. This number includes 160 clinical instructors, 510 office managers, and 200 clinical social workers. The largest populations of Wyoming healthcare professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Laramie County - 1,970 healthcare professionals
  2. Lincoln County - 1,630 healthcare professionals
  3. Natrona County - 1,590 healthcare professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of healthcare professionals is expected to grow by 26% by 2018. There are projected to be 13,220 healthcare professionals working in Wyoming then. Of these 13,220 healthcare professionals, the government predicts that 290 will be clinical instructors, 660 will be office managers, and 270 will be clinical social workers.

Salary

healthcare professionals in Wyoming earn $62,106 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Wyoming healthcare professional earned as little as less than $17,540 per year or as much as more than $155,410 per year. The counties in Wyoming with the highest average salary for healthcare professionals are:

  1. Campbell County - $67,413 per year
  2. Laramie County - $66,666 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $58,689 per year

On average, healthcare professionals earn the least in the following Wyoming counties:

  1. Albany County - $46,886 per year
  2. Big Horn County - $53,589 per year
  3. Natrona County - $56,973 per year

On average, the highest paid healthcare professionals in Wyoming were:

  1. Allergists And Immunologist - $204,170 per year
  2. Pediatrician - $137,780 per year
  3. Physician Assistant - $97,890 per year

On average, the lowest paid healthcare professionals in Wyoming were:

  1. Physical Therapy Aide - $23,600 per year
  2. Plastic Surgeon - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in healthcare in Wyoming and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or ultrasound technology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Healthcare in Wyoming
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare in Wyoming
  • Master's Degree in Healthcare in Wyoming
  • Doctoral Degree in Healthcare in Wyoming
  • Certificate in Healthcare in Wyoming

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,030 miles from location University of Wyoming Laramie WY 32.3209 49% 12,427
6,992 miles from location Laramie County Community College Cheyenne WY 15.0278 n/a 4,905
7,048 miles from location Casper College Casper WY 19.9409 n/a 4,478
7,211 miles from location Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs WY 29.2898 n/a 4,079
7,051 miles from location Sheridan College Sheridan WY 17.4917 n/a 3,899
7,149 miles from location Central Wyoming College Riverton WY 20.2082 n/a 2,330
7,138 miles from location Northwest College Powell WY 19.1349 n/a 2,099
6,950 miles from location Eastern Wyoming College Torrington WY 20.1348 n/a 1,391
6,993 miles from location College America-Cheyenne Cheyenne WY 5.82814 n/a 174
 

Curious what studying Healthcare gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Wyoming

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Radiation Therapists + n/a $88,270
2
Registered Nurses + 4,790 $58,750 21.6%
3
Medical Secretaries + 1,220 $30,070 121.8%
4
Medical and Health Services Managers + 510 $72,980 -8.9%
5
Medical Assistants + 500 $28,570 31.6%
6
Physical Therapists + 430 $75,130 65.4%
7
Speech-Language Pathologists + 330 $62,030 50.0%
8
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists + 330 $64,110 153.8%
9
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers + 280 $42,680 47.4%
10
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 260 $34,450 -16.1%
11
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 250 $204,170 92.3%
12
Healthcare Social Workers + 200 $46,600 53.8%
13
Occupational Therapists + 200 $67,510 17.6%
14
Mental Health Counselors + 180 $44,490 -14.3%
15
Physician Assistants + 180 $97,890 -10.0%
16
Health Educators + 160 $38,360 -33.3%
17
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 130 $69,290 62.5%
18
Physical Therapist Assistants + 120 $40,690 50.0%
19
Physical Therapist Aides + 120 $23,600 33.3%
20
Surgeons + 100 n/a 66.7%
21
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 80 $52,660 -20.0%
22
Pediatricians, General + 60 $137,780
23
Education Administrators, All Other + 50 $69,260 66.7%
24
Epidemiologists + 40 $61,900
25
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 40 $50,900
26
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians + 40 $52,610 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are healthcare related jobs in Wyoming