With an overall population of 97,687 and a student population of 14,623, approximately 1,158 of Edison students attend one of Edison's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Edison, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Lincoln Technical Institute. Approximately 268 students graduated in 2010 from Lincoln Technical Institute with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 268 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Edison's medical assistant schools.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Edison, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 18,050 medical assistants in New Jersey, 3,630 were working in the greater Edison area. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 13% in Edison. 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 Edison is $35,380 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.