San Bruno has a general population of 40,165 and an overall student population of 10,561. Approximately 10,561 of San Bruno's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in San Bruno, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Skyline College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Skyline College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of San Bruno's medical assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in San Bruno was $821 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in San Bruno.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in San Bruno, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 88,000 medical assistants in California. Of these medical assistants, 4,380 were working in the greater San Bruno area. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 24% in San Bruno. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in San Bruno is $37,580 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.