Reno, NV (population: 221,051) has one phlebotomy school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. National Career Education has a total student population of 326. It is the 5094th highest ranked school in the USA and the 489th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Phlebotomy students from Reno 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 Reno-Sparks area alone, there are 760 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $34,540. Registered nurses in this area earn $72,600/yr and there are 3,060 employed.
Reno lies in Washoe county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Reno-Sparks area has 199,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.92/hr average worker wage, and a $41,440 average annual salary. Thus, about 15.327 out of every 1000 jobs in Reno are held by registered nurses, and 3.791/1000 are held by medical assistants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, National Career Education ends up costing a student $22,248/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Reno|
|Carson City||NV||54,870||1||8.29894||62||27.3 miles|
|South Lake Tahoe||CA||-||1||18.5751||60||42.9 miles|