Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has two clinical research schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a clinical research program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio.
Clinical Research students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 840 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average salary of $32,660. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this area earn $38,120/yr and there are 980 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.081 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians, and 0.927/1000 are held by medical records and health information technicians.
Of the 2 clinical research schools in Columbus, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($16,868/yr) for clinical research students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|