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Medical Assistant Schools in San Luis Obispo, California

There are five schools close to San Luis Obispo, CA offering medical assistant programs. 188 students graduated from programs at San Luis Obispo medical assistant schools in 2010. 169 of all these students graduated with certificates and 19 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

206 students graduate from medical assistant programs in San Luis Obispo, on average, per year. Of those, 169 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 19 with a degree at the associate's level.

Five medical assistant schools are in this California city. And of these, two schools are public, while three schools are private. Tuition at a public medical assistant school varies from $782 to $860, while tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $9,741 to $18,090.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $2,316. The lowest tuition in this city, which is $782 every year, is at Allan Hancock College, while the highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $18,090 every year, is at the Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria.

San Luis Obispo schools offer certificates and associates degrees in medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Luis Obispo, California

206 students graduate from medical assistant programs in San Luis Obispo, on average, per year. Of those, 169 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting and 19 with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Luis Obispo, California

  • Certificate 2006: 187
  • Certificate 2007: 186
  • Certificate 2008: 208
  • Certificate 2009: 109
  • Certificate 2010: 169
  • Associate 2006: 12
  • Associate 2007: 22
  • Associate 2008: 17
  • Associate 2009: 19
  • Associate 2010: 19

Medical Assistant Program Availability in San Luis Obispo, California

Schools in this municipality offer a total of eight programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, approximately 62.5% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in San Luis Obispo, California

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 3

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23870
  • 25th Percentile: 29340
  • Median: 37930
  • 75th Percentile: 44610
  • 90th Percentile: 51730

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22220
  • 25th Percentile: 25760
  • Median: 29000
  • 75th Percentile: 34190
  • 90th Percentile: 42430

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: 30010
  • Median Salary 2007: 29700
  • Median Salary 2008: 33600
  • Median Salary 2009: 37510
  • Median Salary 2010: 37930
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30090
  • Median Salary 2007: 29880
  • Median Salary 2008: 29650
  • Median Salary 2009: 30220
  • Median Salary 2010: 29000
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 710
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 740

San Luis Obispo vs California Medical Assistant Employment

San Luis Obispo vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in San Luis Obispo: 0.847% (850)

Medical Assistant Schools in San Luis Obispo, California

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1. Central California School

3195 McMillan Ste F
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 543-9123

Central California School offers one program in medical assisting and this school, which is 44.2 miles from Lompoc, is 1.6 miles from San Luis Obispo, CA. Overall, 294 students pursue degrees in four Central California School programs.

2. Cuesta College

Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403-8106
(805) 546-3100x3946

Cuesta College, which is located 45.3 miles from Lompoc, is located within commuting distance of central San Luis Obispo. It offers two programs in medical assisting. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in medical assisting by this school and one medical assistant degree at the associate's level. It is the biggest institution offering programs in medical assisting in San Luis Obispo, CA.