Willow Grove, PA has nineteen phlebotomy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Eastwick College, the highest ranked school in this group with a phlebotomy program, has a total student population of 817. It is the 1174th highest ranked school in the USA and the 28th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Phlebotomy students from Willow Grove 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 Philadelphia Metropolitan area alone, there are 8,950 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $31,560. Registered nurses in this area earn $71,430/yr and there are 42,820 employed.
Willow Grove lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Philadelphia Metropolitan area has 1,832,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $23.24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 23.362 out of every 1000 jobs in Willow Grove are held by registered nurses, and 4.884/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 19 phlebotomy schools with a 100-mile radius of Willow Grove, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Allied Medical and Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($27,790/yr) for phlebotomy students, with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest, reported at only $4,849/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Willow Grove|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||9.8 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||15.6 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||18.0 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||18.8 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||28.3 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||30.4 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||41.0 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||41.7 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||42.5 miles|