Tallahassee has a general population of 150,624 and an overall student population of 68,614. Approximately 1,209 of Tallahassee's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Lively Technical Center is the largest medical assistant school in Tallahassee, based on student population. In 2010, Lively Technical Center graduated approximately 13 students from its medical assisting program.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Tallahassee in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Tallahassee, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 34,830 medical assistants in Florida, 620 were working in the greater Tallahassee area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Tallahassee will increase by 30% by the year 2018. 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 Tallahassee is $26,200 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.