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Medical Assistant Schools in South Gate, California

There are 67 schools located by South Gate, CA offering medical assistant programs. 11,084 students graduated with degrees from South Gate medical assistant schools in 2010. 10,751 of all these students graduated with certificates and 174 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 8,739 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting each year. This accounts for half of the students who schools in the state of California graduate from medical assistant programs. Specifically, 10,751 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 174 with an associate's level degree, 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 136 with a degree at the master's level.

67 medical assistant schools are located in South Gate. And of these, 14 schools are public, while 53 schools are private. Tuition at a private medical assistant school is $11,300.

Average tuition for medical assistant programs is $11,300.

Medical assistant schools in South Gate offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in South Gate, California

On average, 8,739 students graduate from programs in this city in medical assisting each year. This accounts for half of the students who schools in the state of California graduate from medical assistant programs. Specifically, 10,751 students graduated with certificates in medical assisting, 174 with an associate's level degree, 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 136 with a degree at the master's level.

Medical Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in South Gate, California

  • Certificate 2006: 6559
  • Certificate 2007: 5768
  • Certificate 2008: 6100
  • Certificate 2009: 7139
  • Certificate 2010: 10751
  • Associate 2006: 38
  • Associate 2007: 36
  • Associate 2008: 131
  • Associate 2009: 157
  • Associate 2010: 174
  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 22
  • Bachelor 2008: 36
  • Bachelor 2009: 28
  • Bachelor 2010: 23
  • Master 2006: 138
  • Master 2007: 141
  • Master 2008: 127
  • Master 2009: 140
  • Master 2010: 136

Medical Assistant Program Availability in South Gate, California

South Gate schools offer a total of 105 medical assistant programs. Of these programs, around 82.9% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the bachelors level.

Medical Assistant Program Availability in South Gate, California

  • Certificate: 87
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24850
  • 25th Percentile: 29170
  • Median: 35690
  • 75th Percentile: 45780
  • 90th Percentile: 60250

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Medical Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20510
  • 25th Percentile: 23650
  • Median: 29230
  • 75th Percentile: 35930
  • 90th Percentile: 43070

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: 29960
  • Median Salary 2007: 30900
  • Median Salary 2008: 32910
  • Median Salary 2009: 33970
  • Median Salary 2010: 35690
  • Total Employed 2006: 3850
  • Total Employed 2007: 4540
  • Total Employed 2008: 4280
  • Total Employed 2009: 4410
  • Total Employed 2010: 5190

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

Medical Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29950
  • Median Salary 2007: 30190
  • Median Salary 2008: 29600
  • Median Salary 2009: 28580
  • Median Salary 2010: 29230
  • Total Employed 2006: 15140
  • Total Employed 2007: 15970
  • Total Employed 2008: 20760
  • Total Employed 2009: 21970
  • Total Employed 2010: 24150

South Gate vs California Medical Assistant Employment

South Gate vs California Medical Assistant Employment

  • Employed in South Gate: 29.241% (29340)

Medical Assistant Schools in South Gate, California

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1. The Career Colleges of America

5612 E Imperial Hwy
South Gate, CA 90280
(562) 861-8702x115

The Career Colleges of America, which is located just 25.6 miles from neighboring Newport Beach, is just a short commute away from within South Gate and it offers one medical assistant program. This school is the largest institution offering medical assistant programs in South Gate, CA.

2. Advanced College

13180 Paramount Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(562) 408-6969

Advanced College offers one program in medical assisting and this school, which is just 29.1 miles from neighboring Montclair, is near South Gate, CA. It is a for-profit 2-year institution and it is one out of two institutions in this city offering medical assisting.