New Rochelle has a general population of 72,182 and an overall student population of 11,329. Approximately 2,222 of New Rochelle's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
New Rochelle's largest medical assistant school is Monroe College-New Rochelle. In 2010, Monroe College-New Rochelle graduated approximately 57 students with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with a medical assisting degree in New Rochelle. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in New Rochelle, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $11,744.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in New Rochelle. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,660 per year, on average, for room and board at New Rochelle-based medical assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,708.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in New Rochelle, your job prospects are good. There were 19,370 medical assistants working in New York and 12,710 working in the greater New Rochelle area in 2010. The number of medical assistants in New Rochelle 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 New Rochelle, 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.