Zanesville has a general population of 25,586 and an overall student population of 5,056. Approximately 2,592 of Zanesville's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Zane State College is the largest medical assistant school in Zanesville, based on student population. In 2010, Zane State College graduated approximately 27 students from its medical assisting program.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a medical assisting degree in Zanesville. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Zanesville was $3,860 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical assistant program in Zanesville.
If you decide to work as a medical assistant in Zanesville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 36,880 medical assistants in Ohio. Of these medical assistants, 750 were working in the greater Zanesville area. Zanesville's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 21% 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 Zanesville is $24,120 per year, which is lower than the average for medical assistants state-wide.