Pawtucket has a general population of 72,958 and an overall student population of 1,023. Approximately 961 of Pawtucket's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Pawtucket, by student population, is Sawyer School. In 2010, Sawyer School graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Pawtucket in 2010.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pawtucket, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,990 medical assistants in Rhode Island, 3,280 were working in the greater Pawtucket area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Pawtucket will increase by 10% by the year 2018. 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 Pawtucket is $34,750 per year, which is the same as the average for medical assistants state-wide.