Tyler, TX (population: 101,017) has one medical office school within its city limits. Tyler Junior College has a total student population of 11,045. It is the 5000th highest ranked school in the USA and the 279th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Medical Office students from Tyler schools who go on to become medical office administrators, office administrators, medical billing specialists, medical office assistants, 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 Tyler area alone, there are 190 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $32,920. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $83,070/yr and there are 230 employed.
Tyler lies in Smith county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Tyler area has 92,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.4% unemployment rate, $17.08/hr average worker wage, and a $35,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.462 out of every 1000 jobs in Tyler are held by medical and health services managers, and 2.000/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tyler Junior College ends up costing a student $5,738/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tyler|
|Bossier City||LA||63,292||2||15.0075||49||96.7 miles|