Hackensack has a total population of 42,677 and a student population of 1,918. Of these students, 958 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Hackensack, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is HoHoKus-Hackensack School of Business and Medical Sciences. In 2010, HoHoKus-Hackensack School of Business and Medical Sciences graduated approximately 230 students from its medical assisting program.
A reported 230 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Hackensack in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Hackensack, your job prospects are good. There were 12,500 medical assistants working in New Jersey and 12,710 working in the greater Hackensack area in 2010. The number of medical assistants in Hackensack is expected to increase by 21% 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 Hackensack is $31,740 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.
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