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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Nassau, Poughkeepsie and Binghamton
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rochester, Ithaca and Albany
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Buffalo

Salaries for Medical Assistants in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New York, Nassau and Poughkeepsie

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Programs
  • AAS Medical Assisting
  • AAS Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Several campuses are designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media.
  • Scholarships and other financial aid opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Day, evening, and online classes are available for flexible schedule options.
  • Regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • Founded 160 years ago, it is one of America’s premier private career colleges.
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Rochester
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Programs
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Clinical and Administrative Medical Assistant

• Originally founded in 1916 as the Swedish Institute of Physiotherapy, it is one of the oldest continuously operating massage therapy institutions in the country.
• Features a public massage clinic where students can get real-world experience.
• Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
• Programmatic accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

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New York
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Programs
  • Clinical Medical Assistant-CERT
  • Medical Assistant-AS
  • Practical Nursing (LPN)-CERT
  • Mildred Elley has been a provider of quality higher education since 1917, where it was founded in the Capital District of New York.
  • We have 3 conveniently located campus locations in Albany, NY, NYC Metro, NY and Pittsfield, MA with online options as well.
  • Our campuses feature student-run massage therapy clinics at Albany, Pittsfield and New York City Metro campuses, and a cosmetology clinic at the Pittsfield campus.
  • We offer over 20 Degree and Certificate programs with classes in the day, evening, and weekends.
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships are available for those who qualify.
  • We are dedicated to seeing our students succeed offering Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
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Albany
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assistant
  • Offers programs in nursing, medical assisting, and dental assisting.
  • Financial aid is available for students who qualify.
  • Job placement assistance is available for both recent graduates and alumni.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • 2 campuses located in Queens and Staten Island, New York.
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Staten Island
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Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Associate of Science in Medical Administrative Billing and Coding
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Coding & Reimbursement Specialist
  • Medical Coding & Billing

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Vestal
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant - Day
  • Medical Billing & Coding Specialist - Eve
  • Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2011.
  • Students may access their online library catalog for addtional electronic resources.
  • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), and currently a centennial honoree.
  • 5 campuses located across New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
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Poughkeepsie
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing Specialist
  • Flexible scheduling options are available.
  • Offers programs in Business, Allied Health, and Information Technology.
  • 2 campuses located in Levittown and Medford, New York.
  • Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Medford
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Programs
  • AS - Veterinary Technology
  • AS - Animal and Veterinary Management
  • AS - Physical Therapist Assistant

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical university offering over 50 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in technical career education in southern New England, New England Institute of Technology (also known as New England Tech or NEIT) is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. Last year, over 3,000 students chose New England Tech for the hands-on laboratory and classroom training that provides the necessary skills to begin their technical careers.

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Warwick
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More New York Medical Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Brooklyn
Associate
3,033
Forest Hills
Associate
549
Binghamton
Associate
6,558
Albany
Associate
621
Amherst
Bachelor
339
Buffalo
Bachelor
614
Rochester
Associate
454
Bronx
Associate
9,003
Bayside
Associate
13,359
New York
Associate
611
Albany
Associate
396
Utica
Associate
6,044
Bronx
Masters
4,677
New Rochelle
Masters
2,018
Sanborn
Associate
6,331
Brooklyn
Masters
1,252
Buffalo
Associate
1,061

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for New York. 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 and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Albany 890 $31,560
Schenectady 890 $31,560
Troy 890 $31,560
Ithaca 30 $29,970
Buffalo 1820 $33,610
Cheektowaga 1820 $33,610
Niagara Falls 1820 $33,610
Binghamton 250 $29,090
Elmira 70 $36,430
Glens Falls 150 $32,710
Kingston 100 $32,150
Rochester 930 $30,650
Syracuse 610 $30,370
Utica 150 $29,800
Rome 150 $29,800
Watertown N/A $33,380
Fort Drum N/A $33,380

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