Thomasville has a total population of 19,788 and a student population of 4,101. Of these students, 4,101 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Thomasville, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Davidson County Community College. In 2010, Davidson County Community College graduated approximately 30 students with credentials in medical assisting.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate from one of Thomasville's medical assistant schools. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Thomasville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,310.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $3,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Thomasville.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Thomasville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,080 medical assistants in North Carolina. Of these medical assistants, 660 were working in the greater Thomasville area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Thomasville will increase by 37% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Thomasville is $27,340 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.