Fort Wayne, IN (population: 253,250) has seven phlebotomy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Vantage Career Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a phlebotomy program, has a total student population of 138. It is the 1098th highest ranked school in the USA and the 61st highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Phlebotomy students from Fort Wayne 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 Wayne area alone, there are 920 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $26,310. Registered nurses in this area earn $51,450/yr and there are 5,060 employed.
Fort Wayne lies in Allen county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Fort Wayne area has 203,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.72/hr average worker wage, and a $38,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 24.848 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Wayne are held by registered nurses, and 4.531/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 7 phlebotomy schools with a 100-mile radius of Fort Wayne, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stautzenberger College comes out as the most expensive ($14,722/yr) for phlebotomy students, with Southwestern Michigan College as the lowest, reported at only $5,540/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Wayne|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||33.1 miles|
|Notre Dame||IN||-||1||49.129||10||72.1 miles|
|South Bend||IN||103,173||4||21.2634||164||72.3 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||84.2 miles|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||85.2 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||92.5 miles|