Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has two medical assistant schools within its city limits. ATA Career Education, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical assistant program, has a total student population of 450. It is the 1121st highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Medical Assistant students from Louisville 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 3,140 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $37,650. Medical assistants in this area earn $27,940/yr and there are 2,850 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.793 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by medical assistants, and 5.279/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 2 medical assistant schools in Louisville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATA Career Education comes out as the most expensive ($21,964/yr) for medical assistant students, with Daymar College-Louisville as the lowest, reported at only $21,786/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|