If you decide that you want to get a medical assisting certificate, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 medical assistant schools in Macon, Georgia. Macon has a general population of 97,255 and an overall student population of 22,393. Approximately 15,022 of Macon's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Macon's largest medical assistant school is Central Georgia Technical College. In 2010, Central Georgia Technical College graduated approximately 70 students with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 96 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Macon's medical assistant schools. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Macon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $15,791.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Macon-based medical assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $8,788 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,492.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Macon, your job prospects are good. There were 14,100 medical assistants working in Georgia and 740 working in the greater Macon area in 2010. The number of medical assistants in Macon is expected to 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 Macon is $27,240 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.
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