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Medical Assistants

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.96
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Medical Assistants *

Area Low Median High
U S
$17.76 $19.23 $22.80
Minnesota
$22.43 $23.96 $25.14
Central Minnesota
$19.03 $22.55 $24.24
Northeast Minnesota
$19.44 $21.44 $25.83
Northwest Minnesota
$18.65 $22.40 $24.00
Southeast Minnesota
$23.42 $23.96 $23.96
Southwest Minnesota
$18.83 $22.23 $23.25
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$23.56 $24.56 $25.33

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 12,120 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Medical Assistants most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 13,155 new Medical Assistants to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Medical Assistants
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 720,900 853,500 132,600 18.4%
Minnesota 9,317 10,818 1,501 16.1%
Central Minnesota 759 875 116 15.3%
Northeast Minnesota 478 547 69 14.4%
Northwest Minnesota 489 567 78 16%
Southwest Minnesota 433 501 68 15.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,991 6,933 942 15.7%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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