What Does A Medical Assistant Do?
A medical assistant helps to check in patients, measure vital signs, enter patient data into medical records, give patients injections, and assist with other procedures.
How Do I Become A Medical Assistant?
A certificate in medical assisting is typically necessary to get a job in this field. Completing a two-year college program in this or a similar field might make an applicant more competitive.
What is the Average Salary For A Medical Assistant?
High – 45,000
Median – 31,000
Low – 22,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Medical Assistant?
- Science – As much as possible, including biology and psychology!
- English – As much as possible!
What Is The Work Environment For A Medical Assistant?
Medical assistants typically work in doctor’s offices and hospitals.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Medical Assistant?
The job outlook for this position looks very good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada