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Health Sciences

Medical Assistants

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician.

Salary Breakdown

Medical Assistants

Average

$34,790

ANNUAL

$16.73

HOURLY

Entry Level

$27,140

ANNUAL

$13.05

HOURLY

Mid Level

$34,720

ANNUAL

$16.69

HOURLY

Expert Level

$42,850

ANNUAL

$20.60

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Medical Assistants

18,470

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Medical Assistants

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Assistant

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Assistant II

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Director

Degree Recommendations




 Ivy Tech Community College

 Ivy Tech Community College

 Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana





Top Expected Tasks

Medical Assistants


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Medical Assistants

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Medicine and Dentistry

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Clerical

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Monitoring

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Speech Recognition


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