Melville has a general population of 14,533 and an overall student population of 537. Approximately 537 of Melville's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown is the largest medical assistant school in Melville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown.
In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Melville was $10,959 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Melville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 medical assistants in New York were working in the greater Melville area. The number of medical assistants in Melville is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Melville is $33,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.