Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has one medical office school within its city limits. Virginia Career Institute has a total student population of 341. It is the 4618th highest ranked school in the USA and the 92nd highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Medical Office students from Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area alone, there are 730 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $37,010. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $79,630/yr and there are 1,050 employed.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.430 out of every 1000 jobs in Virginia Beach are held by medical and health services managers, and 0.999/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia Career Institute ends up costing a student $36,075/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|