Lawrenceville, GA has one medical assistant school within its city limits. Gwinnett Technical College has a total student population of 6,649. It is the 5048th highest ranked school in the USA and the 133rd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Medical Assistant students from Lawrenceville 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 10,140 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $38,510. Medical assistants in this area earn $29,560/yr and there are 7,900 employed.
Lawrenceville lies in Gwinnett county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 3 out of every 1000 jobs in Lawrenceville are held by medical assistants, and 4/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Gwinnett Technical College ends up costing a student $6,073/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lawrenceville|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||20.7 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||34.0 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||56.9 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||71.9 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||93.5 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||95.4 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||97.2 miles|