Augusta, GA has one medical technologist school within its city limits. Medical College of Georgia has a total student population of 2,515. It is the 6316th highest ranked school in the USA and the 168th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Medical Technologist students from Augusta schools who go on to become medical technologists, medical informatics specialists, medical technicians, health information technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. 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 Augusta-Richmond County-SC area alone, there are 360 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $35,430. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this area earn $44,910/yr and there are 470 employed.
Augusta lies in Richmond county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Augusta-Richmond County-SC area has 204,020 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,890 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Augusta are held by medical and clinical laboratory technologists, and 2/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Medical College of Georgia ends up costing a student $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Augusta|
|North Augusta||SC||-||1||27.4739||4||3.2 miles|