With an overall population of 9,396 and a student population of 15,974, approximately 15,974 of Aptos students attend one of Aptos's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Cabrillo College is the largest medical assistant school in Aptos, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 35 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Cabrillo College.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Aptos in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $774 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Aptos, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 76,100 medical assistants in California, 710 were working in the greater Aptos area. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 30% in Aptos. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Aptos, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,750 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.