With an overall population of 78,191 and a student population of 4,979, approximately 1,633 of Pompano Beach students attend one of Pompano Beach's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Pompano Beach's largest medical assistant school is Everest University-Pompano Beach. In 2010, approximately 25 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Everest University-Pompano Beach.
A reported 25 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Pompano Beach in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,428 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Pompano Beach.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pompano Beach, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 34,830 medical assistants in Florida. Of these medical assistants, 4,060 were working in the greater Pompano Beach area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Pompano Beach will 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 Pompano Beach is $30,720 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.