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Medical Assisting Extern Demographics in the US

The average employee age for medical assisting externs is 37 years. The medical assisting extern workforce reached a whopping 623,995 in 2020!

Among medical assisting externs, we discovered that 70.4% of them are women, while 23.7% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among medical assisting externs is White, which makes up 52.8% of all medical assisting externs. Comparatively, there are 24.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of medical assisting externs are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Medical Assisting Extern Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among medical assisting externs is White, which makes up 52.8% of all medical assisting externs. Comparatively, there are 24.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 52.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 24.6%
  • Black or African American, 11.0%
  • Asian, 7.9%
  • Unknown, 3.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Medical Assisting Externs

The chart below shows that 53.3% of medical assisting externs speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 9.0% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 7.2%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 53.3%
  • French, 9.0%
  • Chinese, 7.2%
  • Mandarin, 6.7%
  • German, 3.0%
  • Other, 20.8%

Types of Medical Assisting Extern Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for medical assisting externs. The most common degree for medical assisting externs is bachelor's degree. In fact, 29% of medical assisting externs earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 19% and rounding it off is diploma with 13%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 29%
  • Associate degree, 19%
  • Diploma degree, 13%
  • High School Diploma degree, 7%
  • Other Degrees, 32%

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Medical Assisting Extern Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ medical assisting externs. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most medical assisting externs is the health care industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire medical assisting externs.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Medical Assisting Extern Work In

Employees with the medical assisting extern job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most medical assisting externs prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Public

Government

Education

Top Industries Hiring Medical Assisting Externs

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ medical assisting externs. Those industries include health care, non profits and professional.

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Health Care

Fortune 500

Non Profits

Retail

Professional

Medical Assisting Extern Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as medical assisting externs. Keep reading to find out what the results for medical assisting externs were.

Medical Assisting Extern Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among medical assisting externs.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Medical Assisting Extern Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the medical assisting extern position over time.

Male
Female
17%
14%
11%
9%
6%
3%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Medical Assisting Extern Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of medical assisting externs changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Medical Assisting Extern Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of medical assisting externs based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Medical Assisting Extern Stay in a Job

By looking over 48,193 medical assisting externs resumes, we figured out that the average medical assisting extern enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 77%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Medical Assisting Extern Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of medical assisting extern employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of medical assisting externs is 40+ years old, which represents 38% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Medical Assisting Extern Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, delivery technician and donations attendant have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Pathology Transcriptionist5%92%
Certified Registered Dental Assistant6%92%
Radiology Transcriptionist7%90%
Medical Assisting Extern24%70%
Masseur70%24%
Donations Attendant74%20%
Delivery Technician84%13%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Delivery Technician
Donations Attendant
Masseur
Medical Assisting Extern
Radiology Transcriptionist
Certified Registered Dental Assistant
Pathology Transcriptionist
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Medical Assisting Externs with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to medical assisting externs.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Clerical Dentist Assistant8.63%
Medical Assisting Extern9.55%
Psychiatric Nursing Assistant9.76%
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant18.94%
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant19.15%
Hospice Massage Therapist29.59%

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Medical Assisting Extern Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$24,193
female-income
Female Income
$22,447

Medical Assisting Extern Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$25,334
$24,675
$24,016
$23,358
$22,699
$22,040
$21,382
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Medical Assisting Extern Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Bachelor's Degree$22,783
High School Diploma or Less$22,894
Some College/ Associate Degree$23,122
Master's Degree$34,786

Medical Assisting Extern Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$41,212
$37,999
$34,786
$31,573
$28,359
$25,146
$21,933
$18,720
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Where Are Medical Assisting Externs Located?

By looking through more than 48,193 resumes, we found that the most popular places for medical assisting externs are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Number of Medical Assisting Externs

Where Are Medical Assisting Externs In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country medical assisting externs are in the most demand.

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