Elyria has a total population of 55,953 and a student population of 13,273. Of these students, 12,798 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Of the 1 medical assistant schools in Elyria, the largest medical assisting school, by student population, is Lorain County Community College. In 2010, Lorain County Community College graduated approximately 19 students from its medical assisting program.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Elyria in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical assistant school in Elyria, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,483.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for medical assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Elyria after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Elyria, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. There were 36,880 medical assistants working in Ohio and 7,900 working in the greater Elyria area in 2010. Elyria's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 21% 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 Elyria is $30,340 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.