Topeka has a general population of 122,377 and an overall student population of 7,643. Approximately 183 of Topeka's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Topeka, by student population, is Bryan University. In 2010, Bryan University graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Topeka in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,853 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,205 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Topeka, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 medical assistants in Kansas were working in the greater Topeka area. The number of medical assistants in Topeka is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Topeka is $27,060 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.