Chelsea has a general population of 35,080 and an overall student population of 494. Approximately 494 of Chelsea's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Chelsea's largest medical assistant school is Everest Institute-Chelsea. In 2010, Everest Institute-Chelsea graduated approximately 219 students from its medical assisting program.
A total of 219 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Chelsea in 2010.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Chelsea, your job prospects are good. There were 21,040 medical assistants working in Massachusetts and 11,200 working in the greater Chelsea area in 2010. The number of medical assistants in Chelsea is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Chelsea is $38,800 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.