Haverhill has a general population of 58,969 and an overall student population of 7,645. Approximately 7,385 of Haverhill's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Northern Essex Community College is the largest medical assistant school in Haverhill, based on student population. Approximately 31 students graduated in 2010 from Northern Essex Community College with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Haverhill in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Haverhill, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,096.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Haverhill, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 21,040 medical assistants in Massachusetts, 11,200 were working in the greater Haverhill area. Haverhill's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Haverhill is $38,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.