With an overall population of 50,730 and a student population of 886, approximately 886 of Idaho Falls students attend one of Idaho Falls's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Eastern Idaho Technical College is the largest medical assistant school in Idaho Falls, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern Idaho Technical College with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Idaho Falls in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Idaho Falls, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,880.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,108 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Idaho Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 medical assistants in Idaho were working in the greater Idaho Falls area. Idaho Falls's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 31% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Idaho Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,320 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.