Muncie has a general population of 67,430 and an overall student population of 29,560. Approximately 8,159 of Muncie's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Muncie, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-East Central. In 2010, approximately 102 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Ivy Tech Community College-East Central.
In 2010, 102 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Muncie's medical assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,090 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,060 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Muncie after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Muncie, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. There were 9,930 medical assistants working in Indiana and 360 working in the greater Muncie area in 2010. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Muncie will increase by 33% 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 Muncie is $25,990 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.