Vista has a total population of 89,857 and a student population of 1,235. Of these students, 1,235 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Vista, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Kaplan College-Vista. In 2010, Kaplan College-Vista graduated approximately 286 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 286 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Vista in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Vista, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 medical assistants in California were working in the greater Vista area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Vista will 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 Vista is $33,310 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.