Bryan, TX (population: 73,832) has six medical assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The College of Health Care Professions, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical assistant program, has a total student population of 260. It is the 2781st highest ranked school in the USA and the 128th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Medical Assistant students from Bryan 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 College Station-Bryan area alone, there are 610 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $40,450. Medical assistants in this area earn $24,650/yr and there are 350 employed.
Bryan lies in Brazos county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the College Station-Bryan area has 91,360 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.7% unemployment rate, $18.57/hr average worker wage, and a $38,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.842 out of every 1000 jobs in Bryan are held by medical assistants, and 6.704/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 6 medical assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Bryan, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The College of Health Care Professions comes out as the most expensive ($25,188/yr) for medical assistant students, with Professional Careers Institute as the lowest, reported at only $14,106/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bryan|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||6.0 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||46.0 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||63.2 miles|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||87.6 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||90.9 miles|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||97.2 miles|