With an overall population of 30,215 and a student population of 8,316, approximately 8,316 of San Pablo students attend one of San Pablo's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in San Pablo, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Contra Costa College. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from Contra Costa College with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate in San Pablo. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in San Pablo was $738 per year, on average.
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 San Pablo.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in San Pablo, your job prospects are good. There were 88,000 medical assistants working in California and 6,420 working in the greater San Pablo area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 24% in San Pablo. 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 San Pablo is $39,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.