Kalispell has a general population of 14,223 and an overall student population of 2,501. Approximately 2,501 of Kalispell's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Kalispell's largest medical assistant school is Flathead Valley Community College. In 2010, Flathead Valley Community College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Kalispell in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Kalispell, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,496.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Kalispell, your job prospects are good. There were 1,830 medical assistants working in Montana and 430 working in the greater Kalispell area in 2010. Kalispell's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 16% 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 Kalispell is $26,500 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.