Lake Worth, FL has fourteen phlebotomy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Health Opportunity Technical Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a phlebotomy program, has a total student population of 182. It is the 716th highest ranked school in the USA and the 27th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Phlebotomy students from Lake Worth schools who go on to become phlebotomists. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Medical assistants make on average $29,450 per year and there are about 495,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach Metropolitan area alone, there are 3,060 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $30,550. Registered nurses in this area earn $64,160/yr and there are 10,120 employed.
Lake Worth lies in Palm Beach county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach Metropolitan area has 510,440 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 20 out of every 1000 jobs in Lake Worth are held by registered nurses, and 6/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 14 phlebotomy schools with a 100-mile radius of Lake Worth, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dade Medical College comes out as the most expensive ($30,282/yr) for phlebotomy students, with Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center as the lowest, reported at only $774/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lake Worth|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||6.1 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||10.3 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||11.7 miles|
|Boca Raton||FL||86,084||4||34.4533||150||17.3 miles|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||21.5 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||24.5 miles|
|Pompano Beach||FL||101,930||4||24.0374||34||26.4 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||27.0 miles|
|Fort Lauderdale||FL||184,625||11||23.9607||338||33.3 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||45.4 miles|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||47.7 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||48.3 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||49.4 miles|
|North Miami||FL||55,954||1||20.3506||19||50.0 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||51.3 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||56.0 miles|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||64.6 miles|