Tarboro has a total population of 11,138 and a student population of 3,249. Of these students, 3,249 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Edgecombe Community College is the largest medical assistant school in Tarboro, based on student population. In 2010, Edgecombe Community College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Tarboro in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Tarboro was $1,672 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Tarboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,000 medical assistants in North Carolina, 190 were working in the greater Tarboro area. By the year 2018, the number of medical assistants is expected to increase by 24% in Tarboro. 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 Tarboro is $25,830 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.