Mulberry has a total population of 3,230 and a student population of 231. Of these students, 231 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Mulberry, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Fortis Institute. In 2010, Fortis Institute graduated approximately 68 students from its medical assisting program.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Mulberry's medical assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,789 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,040 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Mulberry, your job prospects are good. There were 34,830 medical assistants working in Florida and 820 working in the greater Mulberry area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 30% in Mulberry. 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 Mulberry is $26,720 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.