With an overall population of 10,622 and a student population of 9,673, approximately 9,673 of Dobbs Ferry students attend one of Dobbs Ferry's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Dobbs Ferry, by student population, is Mercy College. In 2010, approximately 39 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Mercy College.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a medical assisting degree from one of Dobbs Ferry's medical assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Dobbs Ferry was $16,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,320 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Dobbs Ferry. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,812 per year, on average, for room and board at Dobbs Ferry-based medical assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,710.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Dobbs Ferry, your job prospects are good. There were 19,370 medical assistants working in New York and 12,710 working in the greater Dobbs Ferry area in 2010. The number of medical assistants in Dobbs Ferry is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Dobbs Ferry, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,740 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.