Saint Augustine, FL has nine medical assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Americare School of Nursing, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical assistant program, has a total student population of 335. It is the 2207th highest ranked school in the USA and the 104th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Medical Assistant students from Saint Augustine 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.
Of the 9 medical assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Saint Augustine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Heritage Institute-Jacksonville comes out as the most expensive ($24,688/yr) for medical assistant students, with Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center as the lowest, reported at only $8,208/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Augustine|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||23.3 miles|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||30.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||51.2 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||53.7 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||78.5 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||89.5 miles|