Demand for medical assistants is expected to rise rapidly as the healthcare industry grows to meet the needs of an aging population. Medical assistant roles are accessible to non-college graduates. Most medical assistant positions only require a one-year community college or vocational degree. Applicants should have strong analytic skills, strong interpersonal skills, strong technical skills and be detail oriented. Flexibility is also valuable, as night or weekend shifts may be necessary.
If you're looking for your next position as a medical assistant, Glassdoor can help you find companies currently hiring. Using the available filters and keyword searches, you can find entry-level medical assistant jobs, senior medical assistant jobs, and everything in between from companies with medical assistant vacancies.
Are you just getting started in your career as a medical assistant? Consider searching for medical assistant internships or junior medical assistant jobs to build your experience. If you already have significant experience under your belt, you might want to look for lead medical assistant jobs or consider filtering job search results by salary. If you need more flexibility, check out part-time medical assistant jobs or filter your search for contract positions.
Once you've found and applied for the jobs you're interested in, it's time to prepare for the next steps by reading about interview questions for medical assistants and working on perfecting your answers.
Wherever you may be in the job-hunting process, the key to securing a satisfying salary at your next medical assistant job is understanding what a good salary is for your location and experience level.