With an overall population of 16,095 and a student population of 4,645, approximately 4,645 of Henderson students attend one of Henderson's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Henderson, by student population, is Vance-Granville Community College. In 2010, Vance-Granville Community College graduated approximately 31 students from its medical assisting program.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Henderson in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Henderson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,286.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 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 Henderson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,080 medical assistants in North Carolina, 860 were working in the greater Henderson area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Henderson 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 Henderson, you can expect to make an average salary of $26,490 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.