With an overall population of 33,706 and a student population of 4,068, approximately 2,661 of Galesburg students attend one of Galesburg's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Galesburg, by student population, is Carl Sandburg College. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Carl Sandburg College with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate in Galesburg. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Galesburg was $3,144 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $868 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Galesburg.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Galesburg, your job prospects are good. There were 16,320 medical assistants working in Illinois and 330 working in the greater Galesburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 27% in Galesburg. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Galesburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,620 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.
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