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Medical Assistant Schools in San Marcos, California

There are 15 schools close to San Marcos, CA offering medical assistant programs. 1,346 students graduated with degrees from San Marcos medical assistant schools in 2010. 1,293 of all these students graduated with certificates and 53 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,116 students graduate from medical assistant programs in San Marcos, on average, each year. This accounts for 6% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. More specifically, 1,293 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 53 with a degree at the associate's level.

15 medical assistant schools are located in San Marcos. Of these, six schools are public, while nine schools are private. While tuition at a private medical assistant school varies from $10,408 to $31,552, public medical assistant school tuition varies from $658 to $826.

Average tuition for programs in medical assisting is $1,752. The highest tuition for medical assistant programs, which is $31,552 each year, is at Kaplan College-San Diego, while the lowest tuition in San Marcos, which is $658 each year, is at Saddleback College.

Medical assistant schools in San Marcos offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Marcos, California

1,116 students graduate from medical assistant programs in San Marcos, on average, each year. This accounts for 6% of students who California schools graduate from medical assistant programs. More specifically, 1,293 students graduated with medical assistant certificates and 53 with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Marcos, California

  • Certificate 2006: 815
  • Certificate 2007: 793
  • Certificate 2008: 836
  • Certificate 2009: 1062
  • Certificate 2010: 1293
  • Associate 2006: 59
  • Associate 2007: 69
  • Associate 2008: 51
  • Associate 2009: 51
  • Associate 2010: 53

Medical Assistant Program Availability in San Marcos, California

Schools in San Marcos offer a total of 28 programs in medical assisting. Of these programs, about 67.9% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in San Marcos, California

  • Certificate: 19
  • Associate: 9

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

San Marcos vs California Medical Assistant Employment

San Marcos vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in San Marcos: 9.259% (9290)

Medical Assistant Schools in San Marcos, California

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1. Palomar College

1140 W. Mission
San Marcos, CA 92069-1487
(760) 744-1150

Palomar College, which is 43.7 miles from Perris, is just a short commute away from within San Marcos. This college offers four programs in medical assisting. Of those, students are offered two medical assistant certificates by this college and two associate's level medical assisting degrees. It is a public 2-year institution and it is one out of two San Marcos institutions offering medical assisting.