Livermore has a total population of 73,345 and a student population of 9,790. Of these students, 9,790 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Las Positas College is the largest medical assistant school in Livermore, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Las Positas College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Livermore's medical assistant schools. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Livermore, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $754.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Livermore.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Livermore, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 medical assistants in California were working in the greater Livermore area. The number of medical assistants in Livermore is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Livermore is $39,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.