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Medical Assistant Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 591,300 Medical Assistants in the United States. The Medical Assistant job market is expected to grow by 23.5% between 2014 and 2024.

Medical Assistant Employability Rating

A Sokanu rates Medical Assistants with an A employability rating, meaning this career should provide great employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 262,100 Medical Assistants. That number is based on 138,900 additional Medical Assistants, and the retirement of 123,300 existing Medical Assistants.

Supply of Medical Assistants

The Medical Assistant industry is not particularly concentrated in any state.

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Should I be a Medical Assistant?

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

    • Dawn Career Institute Inc | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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