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Medical Assistant Schools in Oakland, California

There are 30 schools located by Oakland, CA offering medical assistant programs. 2,739 students graduated from programs at Oakland medical assistant schools in 2010. 2,269 of all these students graduated with certificates and 379 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,048 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting per year. This accounts for close to 12% of medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. Specifically, 2,269 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 379 with a degree at the associate's level, and 91 with a degree at the master's level.

30 medical assistant schools are in Oakland. And of these, 12 schools are public, while 18 schools are private.

Average tuition for medical assistant programs is the cost.

Oakland schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees for medical assistant students.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Oakland, California

On average, 2,048 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting per year. This accounts for close to 12% of medical assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. Specifically, 2,269 students graduated with medical assistant certificates, 379 with a degree at the associate's level, and 91 with a degree at the master's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Oakland, California

  • Certificate 2006: 1101
  • Certificate 2007: 1096
  • Certificate 2008: 1091
  • Certificate 2009: 1695
  • Certificate 2010: 2269
  • Associate 2006: 330
  • Associate 2007: 247
  • Associate 2008: 241
  • Associate 2009: 269
  • Associate 2010: 379
  • Master 2006: 35
  • Master 2007: 42
  • Master 2008: 26
  • Master 2009: 35
  • Master 2010: 91

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Oakland, California

Schools in Oakland offer a total of 57 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, around 61.4% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Oakland, California

  • Certificate: 35
  • Associate: 20
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23890
  • 25th Percentile: 30950
  • Median: 36790
  • 75th Percentile: 46910
  • 90th Percentile: 59970

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22960
  • 25th Percentile: 26390
  • Median: 31720
  • 75th Percentile: 39650
  • 90th Percentile: 45920

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: 39800
  • Median Salary 2007: 38270
  • Median Salary 2008: 39260
  • Median Salary 2009: 39190
  • Median Salary 2010: 36790
  • Total Employed 2006: 790
  • Total Employed 2007: 880
  • Total Employed 2008: 1000
  • Total Employed 2009: 1180
  • Total Employed 2010: 1510

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33570
  • Median Salary 2007: 33450
  • Median Salary 2008: 32880
  • Median Salary 2009: 33720
  • Median Salary 2010: 31720
  • Total Employed 2006: 3180
  • Total Employed 2007: 3860
  • Total Employed 2008: 4600
  • Total Employed 2009: 4500
  • Total Employed 2010: 5740

Oakland vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Oakland vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Oakland: 7.225% (7250)

Medical Assistant Schools in Oakland, California

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1. Samuel Merritt University

3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 869-6511

Samuel Merritt University, which is 34.9 miles from neighboring Petaluma, is located within commuting distance of central Oakland and it offers one medical assistant program. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in Oakland, CA.

2. Lincoln University

401 15th Street
Oakland, CA 94612-2801
(510) 628-8010

Lincoln University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1919. This school is in the center of Oakland. Lincoln offers subjects such as business administration, healthcare, and sonography. It offers students three certificates, one associates level degree, one bachelors level degree, and one masters level degree. 468 students pursued degrees from the five programs at this school in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits LU.