With an overall population of 105,167 and a student population of 14,517, approximately 735 of Lowell students attend one of Lowell's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Lowell, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Lincoln Technical Institute. In 2010, approximately 197 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Lincoln Technical Institute.
A total of 197 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Lowell in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,454 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $506 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Lowell, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 54 medical assistants in Massachusetts were working in the greater Lowell area. The number of medical assistants in Lowell is expected to 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 Lowell is $36,340 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.