Bartlett, TN (population: 47,744) has two medical assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Vatterott Career College-Memphis, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical assistant program, has a total student population of 642. It is the 2924th highest ranked school in the USA and the 82nd highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Medical Assistant students from Bartlett 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 Memphis-MS-AR area alone, there are 4,540 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $42,570. Medical assistants in this area earn $26,930/yr and there are 2,670 employed.
Bartlett lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.415 out of every 1000 jobs in Bartlett are held by medical assistants, and 7.503/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 2 medical assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Bartlett, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vatterott Career College-Memphis comes out as the most expensive ($15,276/yr) for medical assistant students, with Black River Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $4,517/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bartlett|
|State University||AR||-||1||57.8251||135||63.9 miles|