With an overall population of 3,088 and a student population of 13,432, approximately 13,432 of Jamestown students attend one of Jamestown's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Guilford Technical Community College is the largest medical assistant school in Jamestown, based on student population. In 2010, Guilford Technical Community College graduated approximately 19 students from its medical assisting program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a medical assisting degree in Jamestown. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Jamestown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,773.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,024 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Jamestown.
If you plan on staying in Jamestown after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Jamestown, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 medical assistants in North Carolina were working in the greater Jamestown area. The number of medical assistants in Jamestown is expected to increase by 37% 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 Jamestown is $29,150 per year, which is higher than the average for medical assistants state-wide.