North Wales has a total population of 3,342 and a student population of 463. Of these students, 463 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in North Wales, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Lansdale School of Business. In 2010, Lansdale School of Business graduated approximately 26 students from its medical assisting program.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a medical assisting degree from one of North Wales's medical assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,775 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $975 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in North Wales.
If you plan on staying in North Wales after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in North Wales, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. There were 23,400 medical assistants working in Pennsylvania and 8,770 working in the greater North Wales area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 23% in North Wales. 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 North Wales is $30,530 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.