With an overall population of 23,220 and a student population of 5,381, approximately 5,381 of Sanford students attend one of Sanford's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Central Carolina Community College is the largest medical assistant school in Sanford, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 39 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Central Carolina Community College.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Sanford in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Sanford, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,688.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Sanford.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Sanford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,080 medical assistants in North Carolina, 860 were working in the greater Sanford area. Sanford'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Sanford is $26,490 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.