Concord has a general population of 55,977 and an overall student population of 576. Approximately 420 of Concord's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Concord's largest medical assistant school is Cabarrus College of Health Sciences. In 2010, Cabarrus College of Health Sciences graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Concord in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,950 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Concord, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,000 medical assistants in North Carolina, 1,810 were working in the greater Concord area. The number of medical assistants in Concord is expected to increase by 24% 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 $30,200 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.