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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Virginia Beach, Blacksburg and Roanoke
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Charlottesville and Lynchburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Roanoke

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Richmond, Charlottesville and Winchester

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  • Medical Assisting - Associate's
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Richmond
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Programs
  • Diploma - Medical Assistant
  • Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Diploma - Dental Assistant

Altierus is a non-profit, higher educational school system with 21 campuses in 11 states, operated as Altierus Career College or Career Education. And being a student here is different. Because we don't see you as just a student. We see you as an individual within our community with your own reasons for being here.

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Woodbridge
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  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Occupational Science
  • 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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Roanoke
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  • 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
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

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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
  • Dental Assisting
  • Practical Nursing

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Richmond
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Programs
  • Clinical Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Billing & Coding

The Metropolitan Institute of Health and Technology (MIHT) is dedicated to educating men and women to serve with confidence in the health and technology industry. MIHT provides career training for students to move forward in their chosen field of study, changing their lives for the better. MIHT strives to provide quality education with affordable tuition. Our staff works to determine the best financial options for students on an individualized level.

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Lorton
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  • 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
  • Veterinary Technology Alternate Route - Certificate
  • Veterinary Technology - Associates
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

More Virginia 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
Richmond
Bachelor
516
Virginia Beach
Bachelor
499
Newport News
Associate
224
Richmond
Associate
186
Virginia Beach
Bachelor
1,423
Melfa
Associate
907
Annandale
Associate
41,266
Richmond
Associate
358
Norfolk
Associate
25,857

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. 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
Charlottesville 350 $31,120
Blacksburg 250 $27,890
Christiansburg 250 $27,890
Radford 250 $27,890
Harrisonburg 130 $27,080
Lynchburg 370 $27,620
Richmond 2240 $29,810
Roanoke 440 $29,770
Staunton 80 $29,590
Waynesboro 80 $29,590

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