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Medical Assistant Schools in Portland, Oregon

Medical Assistant Schools in Portland, OR

If you are interested in pursuing medical assisting, you may want to consider attending one of the 6 medical assistant schools in Portland, Oregon. Portland has a total population of 529,121 and a student population of 80,848. Of these students, 35,263 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.

The largest medical assistant school in Portland, by student population, is Concorde Career College. In 2010, Concorde Career College graduated approximately 380 students from its medical assisting program.

A total of 598 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Portland in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical assistant schools in Portland was $7,629 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,591 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.

Medical Assisting Salaries and Career Outlook in Portland

Many medical assisting graduates choose to work as medical assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Portland, your job prospects are good. There were 8,530 medical assistants working in Oregon and 7,890 working in the greater Portland area in 2010. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Portland will increase by 25% 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 Portland is $34,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Medical Assistant Degree in Portland
  • Associates Degree in Medical Assistant
  • Bachelors Degree in Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Classes
  • Medical Assistant Courses
  • Medical Assistant Training

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  1. 1Portland Community CollegePortland Community College

    Address:
    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  2. 2Oregon Health & Science UniversityOregon Health & Science University

    Address:
    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Everest College-PortlandEverest College-Portland

    Address:
    425 SW Washington, Portland, Oregon 97204-2296

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  4. 4Heald College-LLC-PortlandHeald College-LLC-Portland

    Address:
    6035 NE 78th Ct, Portland, Oregon 97218-2852

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  5. 5Concorde Career CollegeConcorde Career College

    Address:
    1425 NE Irving Street, Bldg 300, Portland, Oregon 97232-4203

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  6. 6Everest Institute-TigardEverest Institute-Tigard

    Address:
    9600 SW Oak St, Suite 400, Tigard, Oregon 97223

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

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