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Medical Assistant Schools in Compton, California

There are 65 schools close to Compton, CA offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 11,057 students graduated with degrees from Compton medical assistant schools. 10,732 of all these students graduated with certificates and 166 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

8,712 students graduate from programs in Compton in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for half of the medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. Of those, 10,732 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 166 with an associate's level degree, 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 136 with a master's level degree.

65 medical assistant schools are in Compton. And out of these, while 52 schools are private, 13 schools are public. Private medical assistant school tuition is $11,300.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $11,300.

Compton medical assistant schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Compton, California

8,712 students graduate from programs in Compton in medical assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for half of the medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. Of those, 10,732 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 166 with an associate's level degree, 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 136 with a master's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Compton, California

  • Certificate 2006: 6531
  • Certificate 2007: 5737
  • Certificate 2008: 6078
  • Certificate 2009: 7114
  • Certificate 2010: 10732
  • Associate 2006: 34
  • Associate 2007: 29
  • Associate 2008: 126
  • Associate 2009: 153
  • Associate 2010: 166
  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 22
  • Bachelor 2008: 36
  • Bachelor 2009: 28
  • Bachelor 2010: 23
  • Master 2006: 138
  • Master 2007: 141
  • Master 2008: 127
  • Master 2009: 140
  • Master 2010: 136

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Compton, California

Schools in Compton offer a total of 102 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, 83.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the bachelors level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Compton, California

  • Certificate: 85
  • Associate: 14
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24850
  • 25th Percentile: 29170
  • Median: 35690
  • 75th Percentile: 45780
  • 90th Percentile: 60250

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20510
  • 25th Percentile: 23650
  • Median: 29230
  • 75th Percentile: 35930
  • 90th Percentile: 43070

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: 29960
  • Median Salary 2007: 30900
  • Median Salary 2008: 32910
  • Median Salary 2009: 33970
  • Median Salary 2010: 35690
  • Total Employed 2006: 3850
  • Total Employed 2007: 4540
  • Total Employed 2008: 4280
  • Total Employed 2009: 4410
  • Total Employed 2010: 5190

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29950
  • Median Salary 2007: 30190
  • Median Salary 2008: 29600
  • Median Salary 2009: 28580
  • Median Salary 2010: 29230
  • Total Employed 2006: 15140
  • Total Employed 2007: 15970
  • Total Employed 2008: 20760
  • Total Employed 2009: 21970
  • Total Employed 2010: 24150

Compton vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Compton vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Compton: 29.241% (29340)

Medical Assistant Schools in Compton, California

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1. El Camino College - Compton Center

1111 East Artesia Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221-5393
(310) 900-1600

El Camino College-Compton Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1927. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Compton, CA. This school offers students 49 certificates and 14 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 8,729 students sought degrees from the 55 programs at this school. It offers subjects including legal assisting and cosmetology. This vocational school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.