Kenansville has a general population of 1,149 and an overall student population of 1,534. Approximately 1,534 of Kenansville's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Kenansville, by student population, is James Sprunt Community College. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at James Sprunt Community College.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a medical assisting degree from one of Kenansville's medical assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,670 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 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 Kenansville, your job prospects are good. There were 10,080 medical assistants working in North Carolina and 860 working in the greater Kenansville area in 2010. Kenansville's medical assistant workforce is projected to 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 Kenansville, 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.