With an overall population of 39,043 and a student population of 3,591, approximately 3,585 of Goldsboro students attend one of Goldsboro's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Goldsboro's largest medical assistant school is Wayne Community College. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Wayne Community College with credentials in medical assisting.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Goldsboro in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Goldsboro was $1,672 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,560 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 Goldsboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,080 medical assistants in North Carolina. Of these medical assistants, 130 were working in the greater Goldsboro area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Goldsboro will increase by 37% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Goldsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,870 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.