Orchard Park has a total population of 3,294 and a student population of 1,435. Of these students, 1,435 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Orchard Park's largest medical assistant school is Bryant and Stratton College-Southtowns Campus and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Bryant and Stratton College-Southtowns Campus.
A reported 51 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Orchard Park in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Orchard Park, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,670.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Orchard Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 medical assistants in New York were working in the greater Orchard Park area. Orchard Park's medical assistant workforce is projected to 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 Orchard Park is $30,870 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.