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Medical Assistant Schools in El Cajon, California

There are 13 schools located near El Cajon, CA offering medical assistant programs. In 2010, 1,294 students graduated from programs at El Cajon medical assistant schools. 1,251 of all these students graduated with certificates and 43 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,077 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Of those, 1,251 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 43 with an associate's level degree.

13 medical assistant schools are located in El Cajon. And of these, while nine schools are private, four schools are public. Tuition at a public medical assistant school varies from $658 to $826, while tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $10,408 to $31,552.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $2,107. The highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $31,552 every year, is at Kaplan College-San Diego, while the lowest tuition in El Cajon, which is $658 per year, is at San Diego Mesa College.

El Cajon medical assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in El Cajon, California

1,077 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. Of those, 1,251 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 43 with an associate's level degree.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in El Cajon, California

  • Certificate 2006: 793
  • Certificate 2007: 774
  • Certificate 2008: 815
  • Certificate 2009: 1030
  • Certificate 2010: 1251
  • Associate 2006: 55
  • Associate 2007: 62
  • Associate 2008: 45
  • Associate 2009: 47
  • Associate 2010: 43

Medical Assistant Program Availability in El Cajon, California

Schools in El Cajon offer a total of 24 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, about 70.8% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in El Cajon, California

  • Certificate: 17
  • Associate: 7

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24770
  • 25th Percentile: 28550
  • Median: 35320
  • 75th Percentile: 46250
  • 90th Percentile: 58740

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22320
  • 25th Percentile: 26020
  • Median: 30730
  • 75th Percentile: 36910
  • 90th Percentile: 43260

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: 28650
  • Median Salary 2007: 29960
  • Median Salary 2008: 31380
  • Median Salary 2009: 33570
  • Median Salary 2010: 35320
  • Total Employed 2006: 1320
  • Total Employed 2007: 1470
  • Total Employed 2008: 1490
  • Total Employed 2009: 1500
  • Total Employed 2010: 1650

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26680
  • Median Salary 2007: 27030
  • Median Salary 2008: 28840
  • Median Salary 2009: 29930
  • Median Salary 2010: 30730
  • Total Employed 2006: 5700
  • Total Employed 2007: 6270
  • Total Employed 2008: 6590
  • Total Employed 2009: 6930
  • Total Employed 2010: 7640

El Cajon vs California Medical Assistant Employment

El Cajon vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in El Cajon: 9.259% (9290)

Medical Assistant Schools in El Cajon, California

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1. Newbridge College - San Diego East

878 Jackman St
El Cajon, CA 92020-3057
(619) 593-5111

Newbridge College-San Diego East, which is located just 11.3 miles from Poway, is 1.1 miles from El Cajon, CA. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. Students are offered two medical assistant certificates by this vocational school. Overall, 243 students pursue degrees in six Newbridge College-San Diego East programs.

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2. Advanced Training Associates

1810 Gillespie Way- Suite 104
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 596-2766

Advanced Training Associates, which is just 24.8 miles from San Marcos, is 2.0 miles from El Cajon, CA. It offers two programs in medical assisting. This school offers students two medical assistant certificates. 48 students pursue degrees in three programs at this vocational school, overall.