There are 2 medical assistant schools in Binghamton, New York. With an overall population of 47,380 and a student population of 21,906, approximately 7,122 of Binghamton students attend one of Binghamton's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 2 medical assistant schools in Binghamton, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Ridley-Lowell School of Business. Approximately 22 students graduated in 2010 from Ridley-Lowell School of Business with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 27 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Binghamton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,721 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Binghamton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 19,370 medical assistants in New York, 200 were working in the greater Binghamton area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Binghamton will increase by 23% 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 Binghamton is $25,880 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.