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Medical Assistant Schools in Bakersfield, California

There are three schools located near Bakersfield, CA offering medical assistant programs. 384 students graduated from programs at Bakersfield medical assistant schools in 2010. 322 of all these students graduated with certificates and 62 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 359 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Bakersfield every year. This accounts for 1% of medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 322 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 62 with an associate's level degree.

Three medical assistant schools are located in Bakersfield. Of these, three schools are private. Private medical assistant school tuition varies from $13,418 to $28,910.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $19,605. The lowest tuition in Bakersfield is at the San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield, while the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $28,910 every year, is at the Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield.

Bakersfield medical assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Bakersfield, California

On average, 359 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Bakersfield every year. This accounts for 1% of medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 322 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 62 with an associate's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Bakersfield, California

  • Certificate 2006: 191
  • Certificate 2007: 199
  • Certificate 2008: 259
  • Certificate 2009: 243
  • Certificate 2010: 322
  • Associate 2006: 72
  • Associate 2007: 24
  • Associate 2008: 75
  • Associate 2009: 46
  • Associate 2010: 62

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Bakersfield, California

Schools in Bakersfield offer a total of four programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, about 50% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Bakersfield, California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20760
  • 25th Percentile: 23070
  • Median: 31520
  • 75th Percentile: 42840
  • 90th Percentile: 50670

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20180
  • 25th Percentile: 21770
  • Median: 24260
  • 75th Percentile: 29140
  • 90th Percentile: 36370

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23470
  • Median Salary 2007: 25800
  • Median Salary 2008: 26800
  • Median Salary 2009: 28000
  • Median Salary 2010: 31520
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24130
  • Median Salary 2007: 25500
  • Median Salary 2008: 25220
  • Median Salary 2009: 24340
  • Median Salary 2010: 24260
  • Total Employed 2006: 1590
  • Total Employed 2007: 1900
  • Total Employed 2008: 1930
  • Total Employed 2009: 1810
  • Total Employed 2010: 1780

Bakersfield vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Bakersfield vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Bakersfield: 2.153% (2160)

Medical Assistant Schools in Bakersfield, California

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1. The Santa Barbara Business College - Bakersfield

5300 California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 835-1100

The Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield offers two medical assistant programs. Of those, this school offers students one certificate in medical assisting and one associate's level medical assisting degree. This school, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Bakersfield, CA. This school is the second largest institution offering programs in medical assisting in Bakersfield.

2. Kaplan College - Bakersfield

1914 Wible Road
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 836-6300

Kaplan College-Bakersfield, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bakersfield, CA and it is one of several campuses. and it offers one medical assistant program. This school is the second largest institution offering programs in medical assisting in this municipality.

3. The San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield

201 New Stine Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 834-0126

The San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield, which is located just 49.2 miles from neighboring Porterville, is a short commute away from within Bakersfield and it is one of several campuses. and it offers one medical assistant program. Overall, 984 students seek degrees in 16 programs at this small college.