Sanford has a general population of 10,133 and an overall student population of 453. Approximately 453 of Sanford's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Sanford, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford Campus. Approximately 156 students graduated in 2010 from Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford Campus with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 156 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Sanford in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Sanford, your job prospects are average. There were 4,180 medical assistants working in Maine and 1,190 working in the greater Sanford area in 2010. The number of medical assistants in Sanford is expected to increase by 11% 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 Sanford is $28,110 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.