With an overall population of 22,397 and a student population of 9,701, approximately 6,649 of Lawrenceville students attend one of Lawrenceville's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Lawrenceville, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Gwinnett Technical College. In 2010, Gwinnett Technical College graduated approximately 26 students from its medical assisting program.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Lawrenceville's medical assistant schools. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Lawrenceville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,229.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Lawrenceville.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Lawrenceville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 medical assistants in Georgia were working in the greater Lawrenceville area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Lawrenceville will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Lawrenceville, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,470 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.