Griffin has a total population of 23,451 and a student population of 5,185. Of these students, 5,185 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Griffin, by student population, is Southern Crescent Technical College. In 2010, approximately 42 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Southern Crescent Technical College.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Griffin's medical assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Griffin was $2,043 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Griffin after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Griffin, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. There were 14,100 medical assistants working in Georgia and 10,810 working in the greater Griffin area in 2010. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Griffin will increase by 26% 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 Griffin is $32,470 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.