Gaithersburg, MD (population: 59,755) has eleven 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 Gaithersburg 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.
Of the 11 dialysis technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Gaithersburg, only 5 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 The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest, reported at only $5,035/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gaithersburg|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||3.2 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||8.3 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||8.8 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||16.0 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||18.0 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||22.8 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||24.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||30.5 miles|