Somerville has a total population of 12,423 and a student population of 7,888. Of these students, 7,888 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Somerville, by student population, is Raritan Valley Community College. In 2010, Raritan Valley Community College graduated approximately 0 students from its medical assisting program.
If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Somerville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,803.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Somerville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 18,050 medical assistants in New Jersey, 3,630 were working in the greater Somerville area. The number of medical assistants in Somerville is expected 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 Somerville is $35,380 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.