There are 2 medical assistant schools in Durham, North Carolina. With an overall population of 187,035 and a student population of 29,266, approximately 19,928 of Durham students attend one of Durham's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Duke University is the largest medical assistant school in Durham, based on student population. In 2010, Duke University graduated approximately 66 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 101 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Durham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,210 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,215 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,154 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,080.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Durham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 medical assistants in North Carolina were working in the greater Durham area. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 24% in Durham. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Durham is $31,890 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.
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