Medford has a general population of 63,154 and an overall student population of 178. Approximately 114 of Medford's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
The largest medical assistant school in Medford, by student population, is Abdill Career College Inc. In 2010, Abdill Career College Inc graduated approximately 38 students from its medical assisting program.
A reported 38 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting in Medford in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Medford, your job prospects are good. There were 8,530 medical assistants working in Oregon and 960 working in the greater Medford area in 2010. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Medford will increase by 25% 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 Medford is $29,670 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.