Medical Assistants

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$29,717.95
Local Jobs
1,545
Regional Salary
$32,267.05
Medical Assistants

Occupation Profile

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$29,717.95

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

1,545

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$32,267.05

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

Education Programs

Texas A&M Kingsville
Medical Assistant

Brenda Ballard

Texas A&M Kingsville
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
CTE Certificate 175 Yes No
Texas A&M Kingsville
Clinical Medical Assistant

Brenda Ballard

Texas A&M Kingsville
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
CTE Certificate 140 No No
Texas A&M Kingsville
Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Brenda Ballard

Texas A&M Kingsville
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
CTE Certificate 320 Yes No
Texas A&M Kingsville
Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Brenda Ballard

Texas A&M Kingsville
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
CTE Certificate 320 Yes No
Texas A&M Kingsville
Clinical Medical Assistant with Spanish (CCMA)

Brenda Ballard

Texas A&M Kingsville
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
CTE Certificate 320 Yes No
Coastal Bend College
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Braden Becknell

Coastal Bend College
361-354-2768
bbecknell@coastalbend.edu
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
Certificate Certificate 540 Yes No
Coastal Bend College
CCMA + Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)

Braden Becknell

Coastal Bend College
361-354-2768
bbecknell@coastalbend.edu
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
Certificate Certificate 674 Yes No
Coastal Bend College
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

Braden Becknell

Coastal Bend College
361-354-2768
bbecknell@coastalbend.edu
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
Certificate Certificate 160 Yes No
Coastal Bend College
CMAA with Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist + Medical Terminology

Braden Becknell

Coastal Bend College
361-354-2768
bbecknell@coastalbend.edu
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
Certificate Certificate 354 Yes No
Coastal Bend College
CMAA with Medical Billing and Coding

Braden Becknell

Coastal Bend College
361-354-2768
bbecknell@coastalbend.edu
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
Certificate Certificate 530 Yes No
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