Cupertino has a general population of 50,546 and an overall student population of 25,191. Approximately 25,191 of Cupertino's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
De Anza College is the largest medical assistant school in Cupertino, based on student population. Approximately 51 students graduated in 2010 from De Anza College with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 51 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Cupertino in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Cupertino, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $891.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,728 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Cupertino.
If you plan on staying in Cupertino after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Cupertino, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. There were 76,100 medical assistants working in California and 3,910 working in the greater Cupertino area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 30% in Cupertino. 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 Cupertino is $35,540 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.