Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has one medical assistant school within its city limits. Career Centers of Texas-Ft Worth has a total student population of 721. It is the 3371st highest ranked school in the USA and the 168th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Medical Assistant students from Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 4,220 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $41,930. Medical assistants in this area earn $28,800/yr and there are 3,140 employed.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.668 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by medical assistants, and 4.929/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Centers of Texas-Ft Worth ends up costing a student $22,095/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|