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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Wilmington, Asheville and Greenville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlotte, Raleigh and Durham
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh

Salaries for Medical Assistants in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Burlington, Durham and Raleigh

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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Flexible, online and on-campus program available.
  • Capstone projects and clinical practicums that can help prepare students for more career opportunities.
  • Students learn from instructors with experience in the health care field.
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness, Master of Health Care Administration, and more.
Programs
  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Medical Office Assistant - Diploma
  • Dental Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Each campus features a public spa and/or salon where students can gain real-world experience.
  • 17 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Originally founded in 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Judge Leon Motte.
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Wilmington
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Programs
  • Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Concentration in Clinical Support
  • Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Concentration in Management
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Listed as a 2015 Best for Vets school in the Career & Technical College category by Military Times.
  • Offers programs in health science, business, legal studies, technology, and skilled trades such as HVAC and building maintenance &    repair.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 3 campuses located in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.
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Chesapeake
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting - Diploma
  • Medical Assisting - Associate's
  • Dental Assisting - Associate's

Experience the Rewards of Caring, With ECPI’s Medical Careers Institute, you can Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in 2.5 Years or Your Associate’s Even Sooner through Our Year-Round Schedule!

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Virginia Beach
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Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • 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
  • CERT Medical Assisting
  • AAS Medical Assisting
  • AS Health Science

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career.  Whether you are pursing a degree for the first time, going back to school as an adult learner, or furthering your career with an advanced degree, our faculty and staff will partner with you to give your dreams direction.

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Asheville
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Programs
  • Medical Clinical Assistant - Diploma
  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Medical Office Assistant - Diploma
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1916 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers more than 50 programs including criminal justice, technology, business, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Provides tutoring at no additional charge to assist during stressful times.
  • Revises curriculum continually to keep pace with improvements in technology and the increasing needs of business and industry.
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Conway
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Programs
  • AS - Medical Office Administration

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

Programs
  • Veterinary Assisting
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
  • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
Programs
  • 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.

More North Carolina 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
Graham
Associate
3,925
Concord
Bachelor
358
Morehead City
Associate
1,628
Sanford
Associate
4,603
Charlotte
Associate
18,052
Elizabeth City
Associate
2,117
New Bern
Associate
3,032
Thomasville
Associate
3,399
Tarboro
Associate
1,687
Winston Salem
Associate
7,276
Dallas
Associate
5,718
Jamestown
Associate
10,571
Clyde
Associate
2,127
Kenansville
Associate
1,118
Smithfield
Associate
4,145
Kinston
Associate
2,733
Williamston
Associate
755
Spruce Pine
Associate
1,472
Statesville
Associate
2,687
Troy
Associate
954
Grantsboro
Associate
393
Roxboro
Associate
2,575
Winterville
Associate
6,499
Hamlet
Associate
1,799
Asheville
Bachelor
133
Polkton
Associate
2,250
Albemarle
Associate
2,390
Dobson
Associate
3,201
Murphy
Associate
1,079
Henderson
Associate
4,135
Raleigh
Associate
12,238
Goldsboro
Associate
2,988
Morganton
Associate
2,448
Wilkesboro
Associate
2,476

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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
Asheville 1200 $30,300
Jacksonville 240 $28,280
Burlington 250 $30,700
Durham 980 $30,550
Chapel Hill 980 $30,550
Fayetteville 640 $27,660
Goldsboro 150 $28,030
Greensboro 1610 $32,120
High Point 1610 $32,120
Greenville 600 $27,700
Hickory 570 $28,960
Lenoir 570 $28,960
Morganton 570 $28,960
New Bern 220 $29,080
Raleigh 1710 $32,890
Rocky Mount 90 $29,120
Wilmington 620 $30,550
Winston 1260 $31,830
Salem 1260 $31,830

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