Carson has a total population of 89,730 and a student population of 14,667. Of these students, 118 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Carson's largest medical assistant school is Intercoast Colleges. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Intercoast Colleges.
A total of 28 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Carson in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Carson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 medical assistants in California were working in the greater Carson area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Carson will increase by 30% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Carson is $29,230 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.