Cranston has a general population of 79,269 and an overall student population of 397. Approximately 27 of Cranston's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Cranston, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Sanford-Brown Institute. In 2010, Sanford-Brown Institute graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Cranston in 2010.
If you plan on staying in Cranston after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Cranston, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 medical assistants in Rhode Island were working in the greater Cranston area. Cranston's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Cranston, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,750 per year. This is the same as the average salary for medical assistants in the state.