There are 2 medical assistant schools in Greenville, North Carolina. With an overall population of 60,476 and a student population of 27,955, approximately 27,949 of Greenville students attend one of Greenville's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
East Carolina University is the largest medical assistant school in Greenville, based on student population. In 2010, East Carolina University graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a medical assisting degree from one of Greenville's medical assistant schools. If you decide to attend one of Greenville's medical assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,502 per year in instate tuition and $27,336 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,437 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Greenville-based medical assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,244.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Greenville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 9,000 medical assistants in North Carolina. Of these medical assistants, 480 were working in the greater Greenville area. The number of medical assistants in Greenville is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Greenville, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,830 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.
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