Westbrook, ME has seven phlebotomy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Medical Professional Institute, the highest ranked school in this group with a phlebotomy program, has a total student population of 121. It is the 1394th highest ranked school in the USA and the 64th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Phlebotomy students from Westbrook 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 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford area alone, there are 650 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $32,250. Registered nurses in this area earn $64,810/yr and there are 4,630 employed.
Westbrook lies in Cumberland county, which is one of the 9 counties in Maine. Overall, the Portland-South Portland-Biddeford area has 195,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $20.01/hr average worker wage, and a $41,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 23.648 out of every 1000 jobs in Westbrook are held by registered nurses, and 3.322/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 7 phlebotomy schools with a 100-mile radius of Westbrook, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Medical Professional Institute comes out as the most expensive ($25,056/yr) for phlebotomy students, with Northern Essex Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,511/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Westbrook|
|South Portland||ME||-||2||20.6898||57||7.0 miles|
|S Portland||ME||-||1||12.3758||12||7.0 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||77.9 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||82.9 miles|