With an overall population of 49,504 and a student population of 13,686, approximately 1,257 of Bradenton students attend one of Bradenton's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Bradenton, by student population, is Manatee Technical Institute. In 2010, Manatee Technical Institute graduated approximately 22 students from its medical assisting program.
A reported 22 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Bradenton in 2010.
If you plan on staying in Bradenton after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Bradenton, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. In 2010, there were 34,830 medical assistants in Florida. Of these medical assistants, 1,160 were working in the greater Bradenton area. Bradenton'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 Bradenton is $29,450 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.