Shelton has a total population of 38,101 and a student population of 434. Of these students, 434 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Lincoln Technical Institute is the largest medical assistant school in Shelton, based on student population. Approximately 109 students graduated in 2010 from Lincoln Technical Institute with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 109 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Shelton in 2010.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Shelton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,420 medical assistants in Connecticut. Of these medical assistants, 1,490 were working in the greater Shelton area. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 17% in Shelton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Shelton is $36,590 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.