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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: McAllen, Sherman and Tyler
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Midland, Victoria and Killeen
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Midland, Dallas and Austin

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Programs
  • Medical Administrative Assisting Technology
  • Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
  • Offers several program options in healthcare and wellness, skilled trades, and business.
  • Provides career assistance services including resume and cover letter writing, interview prep, and professional partnerships with regional employers for employment opportunities.
  • Classes start every month.
  • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) for the San Antonio branch.
  • 5 campuses in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, McAllen, San Antonio, and Weslaco.
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
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • Diploma in Dental Assisting
  • Diploma in Pharmacy Technician
  • Dallas campus named 2013 School of the Year by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • Tuition covers course-required materials for campus students, including books, lab equipment, and class supplies.
  • Offers flat tuition rate to continuously enrolled students who are on track toward program completion.
  • Campus accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 18 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
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Houston
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
  • Designated a Military Friendly School by Victoria Media in 2015.
  • Offers various scholarship opportunities to military students who qualify.
  • Provides programs in Allied Healthcare, Information Technology, Cosmetology, HVAC, Business, Massage Therapy and Veterinary Technology.
  •  Institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), with online accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 6 campuses across Texas, with a campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico and online.
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Lubbock
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Specialist

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

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Brownsville
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Pharmacy Technician

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Southern Careers Institute has maintained a tradition of career training for over 50 years in Texas with campuses in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio & Online courses available to anyone, anywhere.

 

At SCI, we have made it our mission to provide our students with the training they need to be successful in a new career. We offer career training in Medical, Business, Skilled Trades, Cosmetology, & Technology programs. These certification-based programs are designed to make our graduates some of the most marketable job candidates.

 

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San Antonio
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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.
Programs
  • Master of Public Administration in Healthcare Policy & Ethics
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015.
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
  • Nursing (BS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • MSN - Informatics (Online)
  • MSN – Advanced Generalist (Online)
  • RN to MSN - Advanced Generalist (Online)
  • Began in 1909 as a single classroom in Los Angeles.
  • Offers no-cost dental clinic in Anaheim, where students gain experience by offering a selection of free dental services.
  • Involved in philanthropy, through partnerships with several organizations, such as the California Institute for Nursing and Healthcare (CINHC) and Shriner’s Hospital.
  • Accredited by The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission.
  • Has 4 California campuses and 2 other campuses in Florida and Texas.

More Texas 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
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Dallas
Associate
6,680
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Houston
Associate
43,518
Big Spring
Associate
3,329
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Laredo
Associate
7,831
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Dallas
Associate
7,009
Mount Pleasant
Associate
1,010
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
Harlingen
Associate
4,957
Austin
Associate
825
El Paso
Associate
427
El Paso
Associate
887

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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
Austin 3650 $31,500
Round Rock 3650 $31,500
Abilene 280 $26,390
Amarillo 590 $26,820
Beaumont 620 $28,600
Port Arthur 620 $28,600
Brownsville 850 $23,100
Harlingen 850 $23,100
College Station 380 $29,610
Bryan 380 $29,610
Corpus Christi 1010 $26,550
Dallas 19350 $31,890
Fort Worth 19350 $31,890
Arlington 19350 $31,890
El Paso 1780 $24,040
Houston 13280 $29,550
The Woodlands 13280 $29,550
Sugar Land 13280 $29,550
San Angelo 180 $28,030
San Antonio 5530 $29,930
New Braunfels 5530 $29,930
Laredo 490 $23,660
Longview 490 $27,580
Lubbock 670 $25,310
McAllen 2090 $22,850
Edinburg 2090 $22,850
Mission 2090 $22,850
Midland 450 $30,530
Killeen 460 $26,480
Temple 460 $26,480
Odessa 130 $30,300
Sherman 360 $29,100
Denison 360 $29,100
Tyler 640 $28,410
Victoria 240 $28,330
Waco 480 $29,560
Wichita Falls 300 $28,930

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