State College, PA has nine phlebotomy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Clarion University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a phlebotomy program, has a total student population of 7,346. It is the 428th highest ranked school in the USA and the 43rd highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Phlebotomy students from State College 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 State College area alone, there are 140 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $24,700. Registered nurses in this area earn $56,670/yr and there are 1,100 employed.
State College lies in Centre county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the State College area has 66,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $19.39/hr average worker wage, and a $40,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 16.501 out of every 1000 jobs in State College are held by registered nurses, and 2.058/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 9 phlebotomy schools with a 100-mile radius of State College, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Francis University comes out as the most expensive ($21,222/yr) for phlebotomy students, with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from State College|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||98.3 miles|