Lorain, OH (population: 70,400) has eighteen phlebotomy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Community Services Division-Alliance City, the highest ranked school in this group with a phlebotomy program, has a total student population of 145. It is the 835th highest ranked school in the USA and the 39th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Phlebotomy students from Lorain 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 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area alone, there are 3,850 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $27,060. Registered nurses in this area earn $62,430/yr and there are 27,740 employed.
Lorain lies in Lorain county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 27.649 out of every 1000 jobs in Lorain are held by registered nurses, and 3.839/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 18 phlebotomy schools with a 100-mile radius of Lorain, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ehove Career Center comes out as the most expensive ($19,020/yr) for phlebotomy students, with Community Services Division-Alliance City as the lowest, reported at only $1,058/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lorain|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||13.4 miles|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||32.5 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||34.1 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||37.2 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||39.0 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||56.2 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||76.1 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||81.3 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||83.3 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||86.6 miles|