A medical assistant provides direct patient care by taking vital signs, drawing blood, taking medical histories and many other duties. Administrative responsibilities may include patient scheduling, insurance verification, billing and coding. A medical assistant may work in private doctor's offices or health care clinics to provide administrative support and clinical care.
|2015 Median Pay||$30,590 per year|
|Number of Jobs 2014 - 2024||262,100|
* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
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