With an overall population of 54,405 and a student population of 17,065, approximately 92 of Union students attend one of Union's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Union, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Healthcare Training Institute. In 2010, Healthcare Training Institute graduated approximately 41 students from its medical assisting program.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Union's medical assistant schools.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Union, 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 Union area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Union will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Union, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,450 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.