Salary and Job Growth for MAs

Thanks to an aging population demanding more medical care, the healthcare industry as a whole continues to grow much faster than average. The BLS projects that healthcare support occupations could grow by 17% from 2018-28, and the MA profession could grow even faster than that. In fact, the BLS projects that the number of medical assistants may increase by 23% from 2018-28.

Overall, job prospects for MAs appear positive. MAs can improve their job prospects even more by earning certification or obtaining skills with electronic health records.

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