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Medical Assistant Schools in Sacramento, California

There are 19 schools near Sacramento, CA offering medical assistant programs. 2,245 students graduated with degrees from Sacramento medical assistant schools in 2010. 1,860 of all these students graduated with certificates and 385 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,823 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting each year. This accounts for 10% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from medical assistant programs. More specifically, 1,860 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 385 with a degree at the associate's level.

19 medical assistant schools are located in Sacramento. And out of these, 17 schools are private, while two schools are public. Public medical assistant school tuition varies from $644 to $5,035, while private medical assistant school tuition varies from $12,600 to $40,956.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $10,584. While the lowest tuition in Sacramento, which is $644 per year, is at Cosumnes River College, the highest tuition for programs in medical assisting, which is $40,956 per year, is at Carrington College California-Antioch.

Schools in Sacramento offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Sacramento, California

On average, 1,823 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting each year. This accounts for 10% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from medical assistant programs. More specifically, 1,860 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 385 with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Sacramento, California

  • Certificate 2006: 1083
  • Certificate 2007: 1150
  • Certificate 2008: 1171
  • Certificate 2009: 1611
  • Certificate 2010: 1860
  • Associate 2006: 275
  • Associate 2007: 310
  • Associate 2008: 230
  • Associate 2009: 247
  • Associate 2010: 385

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Sacramento, California

Schools in Sacramento offer a total of 33 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, approximately 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Sacramento, California

  • Certificate: 22
  • Associate: 11

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26340
  • 25th Percentile: 29680
  • Median: 39230
  • 75th Percentile: 49570
  • 90th Percentile: 66380

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21970
  • 25th Percentile: 25040
  • Median: 28820
  • 75th Percentile: 34450
  • 90th Percentile: 40060

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: 35650
  • Median Salary 2007: 33680
  • Median Salary 2008: 34790
  • Median Salary 2009: 39840
  • Median Salary 2010: 39230
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 600
  • Total Employed 2008: 700
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 790

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29780
  • Median Salary 2007: 28710
  • Median Salary 2008: 30100
  • Median Salary 2009: 29000
  • Median Salary 2010: 28820
  • Total Employed 2006: 3090
  • Total Employed 2007: 3400
  • Total Employed 2008: 3260
  • Total Employed 2009: 2850
  • Total Employed 2010: 4030

Sacramento vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Sacramento vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Sacramento: 4.804% (4820)

Medical Assistant Schools in Sacramento, California

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1. The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center

5451 Lemon Hill Ave
Sacramento, CA 95824-1529
(916) 433-2600x1010

The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center offers one medical assistant program and this school, which is located 18.3 miles from neighboring Roseville, is located within commuting distance of central Sacramento. It is the third largest institution offering programs in medical assisting in Sacramento, CA.

2. MTI College

5221 Madison Ave
Sacramento, CA 95841-9817
(916) 339-1500

MTI College offers two medical assistant programs. It offers students two medical assistant certificates. This school, which is located just 48.6 miles from neighboring Stockton, is just a short commute away from within Sacramento. It is a for-profit 2-year institution and this small school is one out of nine Sacramento institutions offering medical assisting.

3. Anthem College - Sacramento

9738 Lincoln Village Drive #100
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 929-9700

Anthem College-Sacramento, which is 8.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Sacramento, CA and this school is one of several campuses. and it offers one program in medical assisting. Overall, 659 students seek degrees in six Anthem College-Sacramento programs.

4. Carrington College California - Sacramento

8909 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 361-1660

Carrington College California-Sacramento, which is near the center of the city, is located in Sacramento, CA. It offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by it and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level.

5. CET - Sacramento

6853 65th St
Sacramento, CA 95828
(408) 287-7924

CET-Sacramento, which is located 19.0 miles from neighboring Roseville, is located just a short commute away from within Sacramento. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. This school offers students two medical assistant certificates. This school is one out of nine Sacramento institutions offering medical assisting.

6. Kaplan College - Sacramento

4330 Watt Ave.- Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95821
(916) 649-8168

Kaplan College-Sacramento, which is just 17.8 miles from neighboring Lincoln, is a short commute away from within Sacramento and it is one of several campuses. and this small school offers one program in medical assisting.

7. Cosumnes River College

8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823-5799
(916) 688-7344

Cosumnes River College, which is located 19.3 miles from Citrus Heights, is a short commute away from within Sacramento. It offers two programs in medical assisting. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by it and one degree at the associate's level in medical assisting. This community college ranks first in terms of enrollment in Sacramento, CA.