Wichita, KS (population: 374,803) has one clinical research school within its city limits. Wichita State University has a total student population of 14,601. It is the 2323rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Clinical Research students from Wichita schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wichita area alone, there are 560 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average salary of $29,440. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this area earn $30,740/yr and there are 230 employed.
Wichita lies in Sedgwick county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Wichita area has 295,670 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $18.81/hr average worker wage, and a $39,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.787 out of every 1000 jobs in Wichita are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians, and 1.880/1000 are held by medical records and health information technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita State University ends up costing a student $9,563/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wichita|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||26.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||27.6 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||46.5 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||69.4 miles|
|Great Bend||KS||-||1||20.0068||110||90.6 miles|