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Medical Assistant Schools in Salinas, California

There are 12 schools located near Salinas, CA offering medical assistant programs. 1,193 students graduated with degrees from Salinas medical assistant schools in 2010. 1,071 of all these students graduated with certificates and 122 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

849 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Salinas, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from medical assistant programs. Specifically, 1,071 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 122 with a degree at the associate's level.

12 medical assistant schools are in Salinas. And of these, while five schools are public, seven schools are private. While tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $13,095 to $28,903, tuition at a public medical assistant school varies from $678 to $878.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $2,435. While the lowest tuition in Salinas, which is $678 each year, is at Monterey Peninsula College, the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $28,903 each year, is at the Institute of Medical Education.

Salinas medical assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Salinas, California

849 students graduate from medical assistant programs in Salinas, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from medical assistant programs. Specifically, 1,071 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 122 with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Salinas, California

  • Certificate 2006: 573
  • Certificate 2007: 652
  • Certificate 2008: 446
  • Certificate 2009: 742
  • Certificate 2010: 1071
  • Associate 2006: 83
  • Associate 2007: 72
  • Associate 2008: 59
  • Associate 2009: 90
  • Associate 2010: 122

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Salinas, California

Salinas schools offer a total of 26 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, approximately 65% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in Salinas, California

  • Certificate: 17
  • Associate: 9

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26250
  • 25th Percentile: 29580
  • Median: 43060
  • 75th Percentile: 53920
  • 90th Percentile: 63890

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27880
  • 25th Percentile: 32090
  • Median: 35880
  • 75th Percentile: 40680
  • 90th Percentile: 49800

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: 37170
  • Median Salary 2007: 39620
  • Median Salary 2008: 36040
  • Median Salary 2009: 40350
  • Median Salary 2010: 43060
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30810
  • Median Salary 2007: 32700
  • Median Salary 2008: 34550
  • Median Salary 2009: 37120
  • Median Salary 2010: 35880
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 950
  • Total Employed 2009: 980
  • Total Employed 2010: 910

Salinas vs California Medical Assistant Employment

Salinas vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Salinas: 1.046% (1050)

Medical Assistant Schools in Salinas, California

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1. Heald College - Salinas

1450 N Main St
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 443-1700

Heald College-Salinas, which is located 45.6 miles from neighboring San Jose, is 2.0 miles from Salinas, CA and it is one of several campuses. and it offers one medical assistant program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution and it is the only institution in this city offering medical assisting.

2. CET - Salinas

421 Monterey St
Salinas, CA 93901
(408) 287-7924

CET-Salinas, which is located 48.0 miles from San Jose, is near Salinas, CA. This school offers two programs in medical assisting. It offers students two certificates in medical assisting. 227 students pursue degrees in six programs at this vocational school, overall.