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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 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.
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Brownsville
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness, Master of Health Care Administration, and more.
  • Students learn from instructors with experience in the health care field.
  • Capstone projects and clinical practicums that can help prepare students for more career opportunities.
  • Flexible, online and on-campus program available.
Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

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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Education Corporation of America's institutions broaden access to postsecondary educational opportunities.

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San Antonio
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Programs
  • DIP - Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • DIP - Medical Billing and Coding

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.

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Lubbock
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • 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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El Paso
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

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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
  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Online bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, IT, Healthcare Management, Pscyhology & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
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
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership
  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Nursing Degree Programs from Grand Canyon University's College of Nursing & Health Care Professions
  • Degree Variety: GCU offers a full-spectrum of nursing programs including bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as post-master’s certificates.
  • The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at Grand Canyon University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu-accreditation).
  • GCU provides a Christian environment that provides an opportunity for you to embrace a holistic approach to caring for patients: physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
  • Depending on the degree you choose, you could take online, evening, or on-campus classes. Speak with an enrollment counselor to discuss your options!
Programs
  • Master of Public Health
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities ( beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities. 
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

More Texas Medical Assistant Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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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