Stockton, California has 2 medical assistant schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in medical assisting. With an overall population of 243,771 and a student population of 29,263, approximately 1,772 of Stockton students attend one of Stockton's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Stockton, by student population, is MTI Business College Inc. In 2010, approximately 71 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at MTI Business College Inc.
In 2010, 141 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate in Stockton. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Stockton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,315.
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 Stockton.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Stockton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 60 medical assistants in California were working in the greater Stockton area. Stockton's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 30% 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 Stockton is $31,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.