Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has one clinical research school within its city limits. Southwest Tennessee Community College has a total student population of 13,016. It is the 4869th highest ranked school in the USA and the 132nd highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University). To learn more about clinical research programs in Memphis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of clinical research professors at Southwest Tennessee Community College such as Mohammed Uddin.
Clinical Research students from Memphis 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 Memphis-MS-AR area alone, there are 840 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average salary of $30,890. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this area earn $33,910/yr and there are 1,290 employed.
Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.133 out of every 1000 jobs in Memphis are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians, and 1.393/1000 are held by medical records and health information technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwest Tennessee Community College ends up costing a student $4,338/yr.