Monterey Park has a total population of 60,051 and a student population of 35,717. Of these students, 35,717 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Monterey Park's largest medical assistant school is East Los Angeles College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from East Los Angeles College with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Monterey Park's medical assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Monterey Park was $722 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Monterey Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 medical assistants in California were working in the greater Monterey Park area. Monterey Park's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 30% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Monterey Park is $29,230 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.