With an overall population of 2,951 and a student population of 6,311, approximately 6,311 of Hanceville students attend one of Hanceville's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Hanceville, by student population, is George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville. In 2010, George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville graduated approximately 19 students from its medical assisting program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a medical assisting degree in Hanceville. If you decide to attend one of Hanceville's medical assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,200 per year in instate tuition and $12,330 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,550 per year, on average, for room and board at Hanceville-based medical assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,400.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hanceville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,460 medical assistants in Alabama. Of these medical assistants, 200 were working in the greater Hanceville area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Hanceville will increase by 26% 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 Hanceville is $25,410 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.
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