High Point, NC (population: 105,064) has fourteen phlebotomy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. King's College, the highest ranked school in this group with a phlebotomy program, has a total student population of 648. It is the 1960th highest ranked school in the USA and the 44th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Phlebotomy students from High Point 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 Greensboro-High Point area alone, there are 1,070 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $29,770. Registered nurses in this area earn $59,070/yr and there are 6,580 employed.
High Point lies in Guilford county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greensboro-High Point area has 349,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.78/hr average worker wage, and a $39,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 18.842 out of every 1000 jobs in High Point are held by registered nurses, and 3.068/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 14 phlebotomy schools with a 100-mile radius of High Point, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, King's College comes out as the most expensive ($20,664/yr) for phlebotomy students, with Durham Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from High Point|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||16.0 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||53.9 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||92.4 miles|