Greenfield, WI has twenty-two laboratory schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest ranked school in this group with a laboratory program, has a total student population of 41,654. It is the 23rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Wisconsin.
Laboratory students from Greenfield schools who go on to become laboratory analysts, laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory researchers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 26,130 people working as computer and information scientists, research alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $105,370. Also, Biological scientists make on average $69,430 per year and there are about 29,630 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area alone, there are 90 employed biological scientists earning an average salary of $72,980. Computer and information scientists, research in this area earn $*/yr and there are 60 employed.
Greenfield lies in Milwaukee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area has 817,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $21.19/hr average worker wage, and a $44,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.078 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenfield are held by computer and information scientists, research, and 0.111/1000 are held by biological scientists.
Of the 22 laboratory schools with a 100-mile radius of Greenfield, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Marquette University comes out as the most expensive ($24,839/yr) for laboratory students, with Gateway Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $220/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenfield|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||3.5 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||53.1 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||60.1 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||60.3 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||61.3 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||61.8 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||62.7 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||64.7 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||66.9 miles|