Medical Assistant Salary and Jobs | Penn Foster College

Medical Assistant Careers

Why Penn Foster College?

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Salary and Career Information

Penn Foster College can help you take the next step on your career path. There are many career opportunities for medical assistants:

How much do Medical Assistants make?
The average salary for medical assistants is $29,370.¹

Penn Foster College's Career Services

Career Cruising

We’ve partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help Medical Assistant students like you, do more with the skills that you have. You’ll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enroll, you can take quizzes to help you make career choices, create a customized profile online to capture your progress, and you’ll have access to advice from real career experts. We know that you want more than just a career diploma. Start using our career resources as soon as you enroll, and take the next step on your career path. Our career tools include:

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

Talk with Successful Penn Foster Medical Assistant Students and Graduates

Visit the Community’s Medical Assistant Degree academic group page to see what Medical Assistant students, graduates, and faculty are talking about!

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, "Occupational Outlook Handbook," 2014-15 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet here. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.

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