Rocky Mount, NC (population: 57,428) has one phlebotomy school within its city limits. Nash Community College has a total student population of 3,219. It is the 5867th highest ranked school in the USA and the 150th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Phlebotomy students from Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount area alone, there are 220 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $26,050. Registered nurses in this area earn $57,060/yr and there are 1,170 employed.
Rocky Mount lies in Edgecombe county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Rocky Mount area has 58,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $16.12/hr average worker wage, and a $33,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 19.896 out of every 1000 jobs in Rocky Mount are held by registered nurses, and 3.746/1000 are held by medical assistants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nash Community College ends up costing a student $481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rocky Mount|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||68.9 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||73.0 miles|