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 Moline, Illinois. Moline has a total population of 43,768 and a student population of 6,513. Of these students, 6,513 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Moline, by student population, is Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities. Approximately 48 students graduated in 2010 from Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 52 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Moline in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Moline, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $6,400.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,132 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Moline.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Moline, your job prospects are good. There were 16,320 medical assistants working in Illinois and 750 working in the greater Moline area in 2010. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Moline will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Moline is $27,710 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.