Olean has a general population of 15,347 and an overall student population of 323. Approximately 81 of Olean's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Olean's largest medical assistant school is Olean Business Institute. In 2010, Olean Business Institute graduated approximately 3 students from its medical assisting program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Olean in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Olean was $10,860 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Olean after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Olean, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. In 2010, there were 19,370 medical assistants in New York. Of these medical assistants, 180 were working in the greater Olean area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Olean 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 Olean is $22,190 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.