Anderson has a total population of 25,514 and a student population of 2,373. Of these students, 94 are enrolled in schools that offer medical assistant programs.
Anderson's largest medical assistant school is Forrest Junior College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Forrest Junior College with credentials in medical assisting.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,420 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,000 for medical assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Anderson after graduating from medical assistant school, you should know that job prospects for medical assistants in Anderson, which is the most popular medical assisting profession, are good. In 2010, of the 7,100 medical assistants in South Carolina, 300 were working in the greater Anderson area. The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Anderson will increase by 33% 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 Anderson is $27,360 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical assistants.