Medical Assistant in Idaho

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Schools Offering Medical Assisting Programs in Idaho


Each year, approximately 1.0% of Idaho graduates receive certificates in medical assisting. In other words, every year an estimated 360 medical assistants graduate from Idaho's 8 medical assistant schools.

Top Schools

Carrington College-Boise, which was ranked 67th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Idaho that has a medical assistant program. It is located in Boise. In 2010, Carrington College-Boise graduated 113 students from its medical assistant program.

The second-ranked school in Idaho that has a medical assistant program is Milan Institute. Milan Institute, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in Boise. In 2010, 154 students graduated from Milan Institute medical assistant program.

Idaho State University, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a medical assistant program. It is located in Pocatello. 56 students graduated with certificate in medical assistant from Idaho State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Idaho State University was $5,416 per year.

Cost

Medical assistant schools in Idaho, charge students an average tuition of $3,425 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $9,001 per year, or as little as $2,038 per year. In 2010, the medical assistant schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Idaho were:

  1. Brown Mackie College-Boise - located in Boise, students are charged $9,001 per year
  2. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year
  3. Lewis-Clark State College - located in Lewiston, students are charged $4,998 per year

The medical assistant schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Idaho were:

  1. Eastern Idaho Technical College - located in Idaho Falls, students are charged $2,038 per year
  2. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  3. Lewis-Clark State College - located in Lewiston, students are charged $4,998 per year

A medical assistant certificate from an Idaho school... what next?

Most people who graduate from medical assistant school in Idaho go on to work as a medical assistant. Idaho had 2,310 medical assistants in 2010. In Idaho, the largest numbers of medical assistants work in the following counties:

  1. Ada County - 1,210 medical assistants
  2. Kootenai County - 300 medical assistants
  3. Blaine County - 150 medical assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical assistants in Idaho will grow by 31%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,260 medical assistants working in Idaho.

Salary

On average, medical assistants earn $29,100 per year. However, this number is only an average. medical assistants in Idaho had varying salaries from $17,140 to $41,810 per year in 2010. The following counties in Idaho have the highest average salaries for medical assistants:

  1. Ada County - $30,900 per year
  2. Bonneville County - $30,000 per year
  3. Kootenai County - $27,990 per year

The following counties in Idaho have the lowest average salaries for medical assistants:

  1. Benewah County - $25,010 per year
  2. Bear Lake County - $25,050 per year
  3. Bannock County - $25,720 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical assisting in Idaho and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or medical assisting, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting in Idaho
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Assisting in Idaho
  • Master's Degree in Medical Assisting in Idaho
  • Certificate in Medical Assisting in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,533 miles from location Milan Institute Nampa ID n/a n/a n/a
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
7,488 miles from location Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston ID 18.6173 51% 4,200
7,517 miles from location Carrington College-Boise Boise ID 32.6786 100% 1,440
7,315 miles from location Eastern Idaho Technical College Idaho Falls ID 16.751 n/a 886
7,519 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Boise Boise ID n/a n/a 511
7,518 miles from location Milan Institute Boise ID 23.4695 n/a 475
 

Curious what studying Medical Assistant gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Idaho

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Medical Assistants + 2,310 $29,100 44.4%
2
Medical Secretaries + 1,420 $29,030 36.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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