With an overall population of 28,547 and a student population of 28,560, approximately 7,294 of Newark students attend one of Newark's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Newark, by student population, is Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington. In 2010, Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Newark in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Newark was $2,816 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Newark after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Newark, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 medical assistants in Delaware were working in the greater Newark area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Newark will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Newark, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,430 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.
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