With an overall population of 5,843 and a student population of 843, approximately 843 of Williamston students attend one of Williamston's schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Williamston's largest medical assistant school is Martin Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Martin Community College with credentials in medical assisting.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Williamston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,688 per year in tuition costs.
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 Williamston.
Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Williamston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 medical assistants in North Carolina were working in the greater Williamston area. The number of medical assistants in Williamston is expected 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 Williamston, you can expect to make an average salary of $26,430 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.