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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Peoria and Springfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rockford, Chicago and Bloomington
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Springfield

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Springfield and Peoria

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  • Medical Assisting
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  • Attend college on your terms. Kaplan University offers fully online degree programs that fit any schedule.
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  • Medical Assisting Certificate
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Northwestern College is a special place. Focused programs. Flexible schedules. Supportive faculty. Externship opportunities. But you probably know all of that. What you may not know is what’s behind it. Our history, our mission, our whole philosophy really. Simply put, it’s about preparing people well and quickly for a lifetime of opportunities.

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  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration
  • Offers programs in some of the fastest growing fields in the healthcare industry
  • 10 unique programs including Nursing, Pharmacy Technician, & Medical Assistant
  • ABHES accredited with 39 campus locations throughout MI, OH, IN, WV, IA, KY, AL & TN
  • Ross offers day & evening schedules for managing family, work & other obligations
  • Financial aid is available for qualified students in the form of loans &  grants
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  • Master of Public Health
  • Earn your Master of Public Health Online from GW in 12 months.
  • GRE waivers available for qualified applicants.
  • Advance your career in a range of industries, including epidemiology, public health and biostatistics.
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  • Master of Business Administration - Dual Finance/Healthcare
  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Concentration
  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Major

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Become a leader in your field at a university that is recognized for its leading research and  commitment to the development of students.

 

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  • Online MHA Concentration in Population Management
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Maryville University is a private university in St. Louis County, Missouri. Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with an enrollment of more than 6,800 students.

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  • M.B.A.: Health Systems Management
  • B.S. in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care
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  • Study on your schedule - GCU offers many programs 100% online to fit your busy lifestyle.
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  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
  • Teaches academic excellence, career preparation, & civic engagement for success
  • More than 40 undergraduate majors and 50 minors, including top-ranked programs
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  • RN to MSN Bridge Program

Take control of your future with education and innovation. Loyola University New Orleans offers three CCNE-accredited online nursing programs—RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP—as well as a variety of career concentrations so you can align your education to your professional interests.

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  • Dedicated to the exceptional education of exemplary business leaders & citizens
  • Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • 10+ business degree and certificate programs with online and on campus options
  • 4 campuses conveniently located between Baltimore, MD & Washington D.C
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked JHU #10 among U.S. colleges and universities

More Illinois Medical Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Galesburg
Associate
2,693
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Robinson
Associate
1,445
Carterville
Associate
7,559
Kankakee
Associate
3,591
Peoria
Bachelor
641
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Champaign
Associate
9,407
South Holland
Associate
6,260
Belleville
Associate
13,713
Chicago
Associate
368
Sugar Grove
Associate
8,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Medical Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Assistants relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Carbondale-Marion 210 $31,030
Champaign-Urbana 530 $32,230
Danville 50 $29,740
Decatur 90 $32,920
Bloomington 170 $32,900
Kankakee 170 $33,280
Peoria 830 $27,940
Rockford 1080 $31,320
Springfield 350 $29,810

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