White Plains has a general population of 53,077 and an overall student population of 1,363. Approximately 1,363 of White Plains's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
White Plains's largest medical assistant school is The College of Westchester. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at The College of Westchester.
A total of 28 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in White Plains in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in White Plains, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,170.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in White Plains, your job prospects are good. There were 19,370 medical assistants working in New York and 12,710 working in the greater White Plains area in 2010. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in White Plains will 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 White Plains is $31,740 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.