With an overall population of 60,651 and a student population of 13,663, approximately 6,667 of Utica students attend one of Utica's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Utica, by student population, is Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Utica in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Utica's medical assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,664 per year in instate tuition and $20,014 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,000 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,654.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Utica, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 19,370 medical assistants in New York, 210 were working in the greater Utica area. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 23% in Utica. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Utica, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,820 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.