Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has one phlebotomy school within its city limits. The College of Health Care Professions has a total student population of 260. It is the 2781st highest ranked school in the USA and the 128th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Phlebotomy students from Austin 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 Austin-Round Rock area alone, there are 3,060 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $29,630. Registered nurses in this area earn $62,560/yr and there are 9,150 employed.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary. Thus, about 11.887 out of every 1000 jobs in Austin are held by registered nurses, and 3.979/1000 are held by medical assistants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The College of Health Care Professions ends up costing a student $25,188/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|