Dundalk, MD (population: 66,755) has seventeen dialysis technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a dialysis technician 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.
Dialysis Technician students from Dundalk schools who go on to become dialysis technicians, medical technologists, medical technicians, radiology technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 1,580 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $45,660. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this area earn $59,600/yr and there are 2,650 employed.
Dundalk lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.107 out of every 1000 jobs in Dundalk are held by medical and clinical laboratory technologists, and 1.252/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
Of the 17 dialysis technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Dundalk, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($27,966/yr) for dialysis technician 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 Dundalk|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||17.7 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||18.2 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||33.5 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||33.9 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||34.7 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||36.9 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||37.5 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||37.6 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||44.9 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||48.2 miles|