Coffeyville has a general population of 11,021 and an overall student population of 2,056. Approximately 2,056 of Coffeyville's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Coffeyville Community College is the largest medical assistant school in Coffeyville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Coffeyville Community College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a medical assisting degree from one of Coffeyville's medical assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $8,505 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Coffeyville medical assisting schools was an average of $9,833 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $675 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Coffeyville. And if you live on campus at one of the Coffeyville-based medical assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $4,235 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,245.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Coffeyville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,010 medical assistants in Kansas. Of these medical assistants, 940 were working in the greater Coffeyville area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Coffeyville will increase by 30% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Coffeyville is $22,350 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.