Nutley has a general population of 27,362 and an overall student population of 570. Approximately 570 of Nutley's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Nutley, by student population, is Hohokus School-RETS Nutley. In 2010, approximately 80 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Hohokus School-RETS Nutley.
A total of 80 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Nutley in 2010.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nutley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 18,050 medical assistants in New Jersey. Of these medical assistants, 4,520 were working in the greater Nutley area. Nutley's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Nutley is $37,450 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.