Medical Assistant

Autopsy Assistant, Certified Coding Specialist, Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)   More Names
Certified Phlebotomy Technician, Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Chiropractor Assistant, Client Service Coordinator, Client Services Coordinator, Clinic Assistant, Clinical Assistant, Clinical Office Technician, Doctor Assistant, Doctor's Assistant, Eye Technician, Health Information Coder, Health Services Information Specialist, Health Unit Clerk, Hemodialysis Patient Care Specialist, Hospital Clinic Assistant, Medical Assistant (MA), Medical Assistants, Medical Billing Coder, Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Insurance Coding Specialist, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Office Technician, Medical Office Worker, Medical Support Assistant, Medical Technician Assistant (Medical Tech Assistant), Morgue Attendant, Morgue Technician, Ocular Care Aide, Ophthalmic Aide, Ophthalmic Technician, Optometric Aide, Optometric Assistant, Optometric Technician, Optometrist Assistant, Optometry Assistant, Orthopedic Assistant, Orthopedic Cast Specialist, Physician's Aide, Podiatric Aide, Podiatric Assistant, Podiatrist Assistant, Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), Respiratory Therapist Assistant, Sleep Technician, Sterile Processing Technician, Surgery Scheduler, Vein Access Technician, Visual Training Aide

The wage data and labor market projections presented below reflect a range of related occupations. Actual wages are likely to vary by location and employer.

Local Wages
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Period
2016
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
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Hourly Wage
Yearly Wage
  • High is the wage at which 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • Median is the wage at which 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • Low is the wage at which 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
State and National Trends
 
      

Career Snapshot

Typical Education:

Certificate (High School + 0-4 years, Certificate awarded)
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Percent Job Growth:

24% - Much faster than average
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Typical Wages:

Annual: $26,860 - $37,760

Hourly: $13 - $18