North East, MD has thirty-eight clinical research schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a clinical research program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Clinical Research students from North East 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 Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 310 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average salary of $34,610. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this area earn $43,350/yr and there are 160 employed.
North East lies in Cecil county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area has 328,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,230 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in North East are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians, and 1/1000 are held by medical records and health information technicians.
Of the 38 clinical research schools with a 100-mile radius of North East, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia comes out as the most expensive ($31,720/yr) for clinical research students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North East|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||14.4 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||20.4 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||42.7 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||46.5 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||52.7 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||54.2 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||55.0 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||57.8 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||60.4 miles|