Sandersville has a total population of 6,144 and a student population of 1,116. Of these students, 1,116 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Sandersville's largest medical assistant school is Sandersville Technical College. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Sandersville Technical College with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Sandersville's medical assistant schools. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Sandersville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,043.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Sandersville, your job prospects are good. There were 14,100 medical assistants working in Georgia and 320 working in the greater Sandersville area in 2010. The number of medical assistants in Sandersville is expected 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 Sandersville is $25,140 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.