Medical Assistant Schools in Mississippi
If you're interested in training for a career that can offer an exciting career and the opportunity to work with other professional health care practitioners, medical assisting could be your pathway to success. After graduating from your program, you may be able to find employment in outpatient settings, physicians' offices and various clinical settings.
Medical assistants can apply the skills and training to meet patient and administrative office needs. This can make you a valuable asset to the smooth operation of any health care team. Check with your school representative to find out more about training, start dates and their career placement support.
In 2011, 10 percent of medical assistants occupied entry-level positions and earned a starting yearly salary of $18,300. The median annual salary that same year was $24,400. Medical assistants held 2,600 jobs in 2008. By 2018, projections indicate that number will increase 28 percent to 3,320 jobs.*
*CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration