Yuba City, CA (population: 62,588) has one medical assistant school within its city limits. Cambridge Junior College has a total student population of 188. It is the 1040th highest ranked school in the USA and the 70th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Medical Assistant students from Yuba City schools who go on to become medical assistants, nurses, dental assistants, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,970 people working as medical assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $29,450. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Yuba City area alone, there are 180 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $47,100. Medical assistants in this area earn $27,950/yr and there are 360 employed.
Yuba City lies in Sutter county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Yuba City area has 38,300 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,260 average annual salary. Thus, about 10 out of every 1000 jobs in Yuba City are held by medical assistants, and 5/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cambridge Junior College ends up costing a student $18,784/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Yuba City|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||40.3 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||41.1 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||88.7 miles|
|South Lake Tahoe||CA||-||1||18.5751||60||89.1 miles|