Saginaw, MI (population: 54,388) has fourteen phlebotomy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Everest Institute-Grand Rapids, the highest ranked school in this group with a phlebotomy program, has a total student population of 1,005. It is the 1492nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 26th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College).
Phlebotomy students from Saginaw 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 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North area alone, there are 610 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $25,220. Registered nurses in this area earn $70,120/yr and there are 2,830 employed.
Saginaw lies in Saginaw county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Saginaw-Saginaw Township North area has 81,310 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4.4% unemployment rate, $19.49/hr average worker wage, and a $40,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 34.845 out of every 1000 jobs in Saginaw are held by registered nurses, and 7.459/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 14 phlebotomy schools with a 100-mile radius of Saginaw, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Grand Rapids comes out as the most expensive ($27,624/yr) for phlebotomy students, with Mott Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,257/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saginaw|
|University Center||MI||-||2||19.8891||261||9.7 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||54.1 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||62.3 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||65.5 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||65.5 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||67.5 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||70.5 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||74.4 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||74.8 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||77.5 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||77.7 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||79.6 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||82.9 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||82.9 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||83.8 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||89.4 miles|