Gardner has a general population of 20,770 and an overall student population of 4,761. Approximately 4,761 of Gardner's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Gardner's largest medical assistant school is Mount Wachusett Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Mount Wachusett Community College with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Gardner in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Gardner, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,110.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Gardner after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Gardner, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. In 2010, there were 21,040 medical assistants in Massachusetts. Of these medical assistants, 350 were working in the greater Gardner area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Gardner will increase by 14% 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 Gardner is $34,730 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.