Tamarac, FL (population: 59,442) has fifteen 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 Tamarac 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 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach Metropolitan area alone, there are 3,900 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $30,560. Registered nurses in this area earn $66,510/yr and there are 12,570 employed.
Tamarac lies in Broward county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach Metropolitan area has 715,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 18 out of every 1000 jobs in Tamarac are held by registered nurses, and 5/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 15 phlebotomy schools with a 100-mile radius of Tamarac, 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 Tamarac|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||4.8 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||7.4 miles|
|Fort Lauderdale||FL||184,625||11||23.9607||338||8.5 miles|
|Pompano Beach||FL||101,930||4||24.0374||34||8.5 miles|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||11.5 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||14.1 miles|
|Boca Raton||FL||86,084||4||34.4533||150||15.0 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||18.0 miles|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||19.4 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||20.3 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||20.4 miles|
|North Miami||FL||55,954||1||20.3506||19||21.5 miles|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||25.4 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||28.0 miles|
|Lake Worth||FL||-||2||25.2639||114||31.4 miles|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||34.6 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||38.9 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||74.9 miles|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||95.4 miles|