Medical Assistant Schools in Nebraska
Are you interested in a career that allows you to work with people with health care needs? If so, you can attend a medial assistant school in Nebraska that offers the hands-on learning experience that many industry employers value. Depending on your school's program, you may be able to enroll and complete your courses in less than a year. Medical assistant programs and the credential awarded at graduation may vary from state to state.
As a medical assistant, you may be required to show patients to examination rooms, interview patients for their medical history, collect blood samples, log specimens, explain patient treatments and more. Medical assisting is a rewarding career that may provide an opportunity to advance into other health care professions.
In 2011, if you worked as a medical assistant earning entry-level wages, you would have earned $20,700 yearly. If you earned a salary at the annual median range level, you would have earned $28,100. During 2008, Nebraska employed 3,470 medical assistants. The number of employed medical assistants by 2018 should increase to 4,450. This represents a 28 percent increase over the total number of medical assistants who were employed in 2008.*
*CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration