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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in West Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Morgantown, Charleston and Huntington
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Weirton, Wheeling and Parkersburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charleston, Huntington and Parkersburg

Salaries for Medical Assistants in West Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Charleston, Huntington and Weirton

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Morgantown
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  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
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  • Medical Assisting - Associate's
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Roanoke
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  • 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
  • Medical Assisting - Associate
  • Medical Billing and Coding - Diploma
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media. 
  • Students who qualify may earn credits from relevant work, military service training, or life experience through Credit by Examination Program (CLEP).
  • Offers 5 term start dates throughout the year.
  • Class sizes are small, with an average 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council or Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Harrisonburg
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Programs
  • Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • A.S. - Medical Billing & Coding
  • Diploma - Medical Billing & Coding
  • Offers special tuition pricing for Veterans, Active Duty Military and spouses/qualifying dependents of all Active Duty, National Guard and Reserves.
  • Works closely with an advisory board from the medical community to ensure that their curriculum, equipment and instruction are current.
  • Allows students to complete assignments on the go with its Blackboard Learn mobile app.
  • Gives online students live student support for technical or course questions.
  • Has campus locations in Florida as well as online learning programs.
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  • Master of Public Health
  • Earn your Master of Public Health Online from GW in 12 months.
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  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.

More West 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
Huntington
Associate
745
Huntington
Associate
2,476
Parkersburg
Associate
100
Beckley
Masters
4,847
Beckley
Associate
2,232
Bridgeport
Associate
219
Wheeling
Associate
3,128
Institute
Associate
1,634

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for West 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
Beckley 160 $26,630
Charleston 750 $27,050
Morgantown 470 $27,210
Parkersburg 290 $23,560
Vienna 290 $23,560

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