Merchantville has a total population of 3,801 and a student population of 89. Of these students, 89 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Merchantville, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Omega Institute. In 2010, Omega Institute graduated approximately 56 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 56 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Merchantville in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Merchantville, your job prospects are good. There were 18,050 medical assistants working in New Jersey and 2,020 working in the greater Merchantville area in 2010. The number of medical assistants in Merchantville is expected to increase by 13% 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 Merchantville is $35,600 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.