Beaverton has a general population of 76,129 and an overall student population of 601. Approximately 567 of Beaverton's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Anthem College-Portland is the largest medical assistant school in Beaverton, based on student population and is accredited by Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges & Schools (ACICS). In 2010, approximately 194 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Anthem College-Portland.
In 2010, 194 students graduated with a medical assisting certificate in Beaverton.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Beaverton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,530 medical assistants in Oregon. Of these medical assistants, 7,890 were working in the greater Beaverton area. Beaverton's medical assistant workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical assistants.
As a medical assistant in Beaverton, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,840 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical assistants in the state.