There are 2 medical assistant schools in Augusta, Georgia. Augusta has a general population of 195,182 and an overall student population of 16,781. Approximately 7,543 of Augusta's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 2 medical assistant schools in Augusta, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Augusta Technical College. In 2010, Augusta Technical College graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 105 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Augusta in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,055 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Augusta. And if you live on campus at one of the Augusta-based medical assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $2,088 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,555.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Augusta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 medical assistants in Georgia were working in the greater Augusta area. Augusta's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Augusta is $27,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.
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