With an overall population of 39,124 and a student population of 7,826, approximately 3,451 of Richmond students attend one of Richmond's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond is the largest medical assistant school in Richmond, based on student population. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond graduated approximately 85 students with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 85 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Richmond's medical assistant schools. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Richmond, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,090.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,060 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Richmond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,930 medical assistants in Indiana, 440 were working in the greater Richmond area. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 33% in Richmond. 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 Richmond is $26,130 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.
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