Neosho, MO has one medical assistant school within its city limits. Crowder College has a total student population of 4,482. It is the 4278th highest ranked school in the USA and the 131st highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Medical Assistant students from Neosho 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 Joplin area alone, there are 700 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $27,730. Medical assistants in this area earn $25,340/yr and there are 300 employed.
Neosho lies in Newton county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Joplin area has 76,650 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $15.84/hr average worker wage, and a $32,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.956 out of every 1000 jobs in Neosho are held by medical assistants, and 9.126/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Crowder College ends up costing a student $6,120/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Neosho|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||48.1 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||69.7 miles|