Salisbury, NC has thirteen 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 Salisbury 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 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 620 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $27,070. Registered nurses in this area earn $54,880/yr and there are 3,470 employed.
Salisbury lies in Rowan county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary. Thus, about 17.737 out of every 1000 jobs in Salisbury are held by registered nurses, and 3.167/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 13 phlebotomy schools with a 100-mile radius of Salisbury, 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 Salisbury|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||32.3 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||34.1 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||59.5 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||82.4 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||85.4 miles|