Roseburg has a general population of 20,017 and an overall student population of 3,242. Approximately 3,209 of Roseburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Umpqua Community College is the largest medical assistant school in Roseburg, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 25 students graduated from the Medical Assisting program at Umpqua Community College.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in medical assisting from medical assistant schools in Roseburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,585 per year in tuition costs.
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 Roseburg.
After graduating with your credentials in medical assisting, if you decide to work as a medical assistant in Roseburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,530 medical assistants in Oregon. Of these medical assistants, 670 were working in the greater Roseburg area. Roseburg'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical assistant in Roseburg is $27,980 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.