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Best states for a Medical Assistant

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Are you wondering which place in the United States is the best state for Medical Assistants?

Knowing how challenging it is to figure out where to start your career or where to move to advance your career, we decided to bring you a list of best states for Medical Assistant jobs.

Our research shows that Alaska is the best state in the country for Medical Assistants.

The most common schools for Medical Assistants are Everest Institute, University of Phoenix, and Remington College, and the most common majors are Medical Assisting Services and Nursing.

The median salary for Medical Assistants in Alaska is $42,236.

Compare that to the median salary in Mississippi of $27,460, which ranked worst for Medical Assistants, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

The highest position that you can reach as a Medical Assistant is Director Of Clinical Operations.

The median salary of a Director Of Clinical Operations is $137,984.

The 10 Best States in America For Medical Assistants in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. Washington
  3. Wisconsin
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Rhode Island
  6. Oregon
  7. New Hampshire
  8. Connecticut
  9. Maine
  10. North Dakota
  • (106 jobs)
  • (1,006 jobs)
  • (706 jobs)
  • (1,117 jobs)
  • (171 jobs)
  • (460 jobs)
  • (212 jobs)
  • (502 jobs)
  • (236 jobs)
  • (78 jobs)

We looked at the most recent data to rank all fifty states from best to worst for Medical Assistant jobs.

We also have the current list of job openings for Medical Assistants available below.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Medical Assistants below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Medical Assistants in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Medical Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
106 $42,237 $32,000 $54,000 2.12
Medical Assistant Jobs in Alaska

2. Washington

Total Medical Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,006 $38,837 $30,000 $49,000 1.26
Medical Assistant Jobs in Washington

3. Wisconsin

Total Medical Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
706 $34,819 $27,000 $44,000 1.35
Medical Assistant Jobs in Wisconsin

4. Massachusetts

Total Medical Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,117 $37,461 $29,000 $48,000 1.22
Medical Assistant Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Rhode Island

Total Medical Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
171 $34,355 $26,000 $44,000 1.77
Medical Assistant Jobs in Rhode Island

6. Oregon

Total Medical Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
460 $37,524 $34,000 $41,000 1.31
Medical Assistant Jobs in Oregon

7. New Hampshire

Total Medical Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
212 $34,783 $27,000 $44,000 1.25
Medical Assistant Jobs in New Hampshire

8. Connecticut

Total Medical Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
502 $35,298 $27,000 $45,000 1.45
Medical Assistant Jobs in Connecticut

9. Maine

Total Medical Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
236 $33,440 $25,000 $43,000 2.18
Medical Assistant Jobs in Maine

10. North Dakota

Total Medical Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
78 $34,819 $27,000 $44,000 0.98
Medical Assistant Jobs in North Dakota

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Medical Assistant

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Medical Assistant

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