Concord has a total population of 40,687 and a student population of 5,861. Of these students, 4,127 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Concord's largest medical assistant school is NHTI-Concord's Community College. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from NHTI-Concord's Community College with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Concord's medical assistant schools. Tuition in 2009 at Concord's medical assistant schools was $19,371 per year for instate students and $26,891 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Concord-based medical assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $7,852 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,859.
If you plan on staying in Concord after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Concord, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. In 2010, there were 2,500 medical assistants in New Hampshire. Of these medical assistants, 440 were working in the greater Concord area. Concord's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Concord is $28,980 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.