New Orleans, LA (population: 206,720) has one phlebotomy school within its city limits. Cameron College has a total student population of 173. It is the 5595th highest ranked school in the USA and the 120th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Phlebotomy students from New Orleans 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner area alone, there are 1,870 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $27,340. Registered nurses in this area earn $64,040/yr and there are 12,650 employed.
New Orleans lies in Orleans county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner area has 509,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.85/hr average worker wage, and a $39,210 average annual salary. Thus, about 24.824 out of every 1000 jobs in New Orleans are held by registered nurses, and 3.669/1000 are held by medical assistants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cameron College ends up costing a student $8,688/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Orleans|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||76.4 miles|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||80.7 miles|