With an overall population of 103,298 and a student population of 21,935, approximately 21,776 of Norwalk students attend one of Norwalk's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Norwalk, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Cerritos College. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Cerritos College with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 25 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Norwalk in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Norwalk was $780 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Norwalk after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Norwalk, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 medical assistants in California were working in the greater Norwalk area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Norwalk will 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 Norwalk is $29,230 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.