Bay Minette, AL has four laboratory science schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Southern Mississippi, the highest ranked school in this group with a laboratory science program, has a total student population of 15,300. It is the 1880th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology). To learn more about laboratory science programs in Bay Minette, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of laboratory science professors at University of Southern Mississippi such as Gary Anderson, Vernon L. Asper, Patricia Biesiot, Charlotte Brunner, Kenneth Curry, and Charles Hoyle.
Laboratory Science students from Bay Minette schools who go on to become laboratory scientists, laboratory technicians, lab techs, clinical laboratory technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,630 people working as biological scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,430. 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.
Bay Minette lies in Baldwin county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area has 130,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $15.89/hr average worker wage, and a $33,060 average annual salary.
Of the 4 laboratory science schools with a 100-mile radius of Bay Minette, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Southern Mississippi comes out as the most expensive ($9,718/yr) for laboratory science students, with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,917/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bay Minette|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||42.4 miles|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||75.9 miles|