Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has one laboratory technician school within its city limits. Jefferson Community and Technical College has a total student population of 14,991. It is the 5401st highest ranked school in the USA and the 88th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Laboratory Technician students from Louisville schools who go on to become laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory technicians, medical laboratory technicians, laboratory technicians, 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, Environmental science and protection technicians, including health make on average $43,520 per year and there are about 30,870 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 120 employed environmental science and protection technicians, including health earning an average salary of $40,550. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this area earn $33,910/yr and there are 420 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.706 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians, and 0.195/1000 are held by environmental science and protection technicians, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jefferson Community and Technical College ends up costing a student $8,103/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|