Rochester, NY (population: 205,236) has two medical office administration schools within its city limits. Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Center for Workforce Development, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical office administration program, has a total student population of 175. It is the 2302nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 183rd highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Medical Office Administration students from Rochester schools who go on to become medical office administrators, office administrators, medical billing specialists, medical administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. 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 Rochester area alone, there are 800 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $33,820. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $92,380/yr and there are 1,200 employed.
Rochester lies in Monroe county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Rochester area has 489,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.32/hr average worker wage, and a $42,270 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.447 out of every 1000 jobs in Rochester are held by medical and health services managers, and 1.630/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
Of the 2 medical office administration schools in Rochester, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Monroe Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,726/yr) for medical office administration students, with Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Center for Workforce Development as the lowest, reported at only $5,505/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rochester|
|Niagara Falls||NY||50,692||1||24.6139||10||70.9 miles|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||74.7 miles|