Cleveland, OH (population: 424,526) has nine dialysis technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Youngstown State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a dialysis technician program, has a total student population of 14,644. It is the 3591st highest ranked school in the USA and the 197th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Dialysis Technician students from Cleveland 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 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area alone, there are 910 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $38,350. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this area earn $50,970/yr and there are 1,570 employed.
Cleveland lies in Cuyahoga county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.564 out of every 1000 jobs in Cleveland are held by medical and clinical laboratory technologists, and 0.906/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
Of the 9 dialysis technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Cleveland, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stark State College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($12,210/yr) for dialysis technician students, with Jefferson Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,111/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cleveland|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||6.6 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||8.6 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||11.6 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||13.4 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||23.0 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||44.2 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||69.6 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||74.2 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||93.5 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||99.6 miles|