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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Peoria and Springfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rockford, Chicago and Bloomington
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Springfield

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Springfield and Peoria

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More Illinois Medical Assistant Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Glen Ellyn
Associates
26,165
Palos Hills
Associates
14,620
Grayslake
Associates
14,590
Palatine
Associates
13,749
River Grove
Associates
10,672
Chicago
Associates
10,227
Sugar Grove
Associates
9,518
Belleville
Associates
8,859
Champaign
Associates
7,159
Godfrey
Associates
7,000
Chicago
Associates
6,713
Moline
Associates
4,926
Carterville
Associates
3,933
South Holland
Associates
3,921
Danville
Associates
2,645
Ina
Associates
2,333
Chicago
Masters
2,307
Galesburg
Associates
1,947
Freeport
Associates
1,678
Rockford
Bachelors
1,674
Canton
Associates
1,489
Robinson
Associates
933
Melrose Park
Associates
719
Peoria
Masters
681
Bridgeview
Associates
650
Chicago
Associates
563
Springfield
N/A
550
East Peoria
N/A
488
Rockford
Associates
465
Bedford Park
Associates
433
Chicago
Associates
422
Moline
N/A
308
Peoria
Bachelors
279
Crystal Lake
N/A
252
Fairview Heights
Associates
238
Waukegan
N/A
135
Alton
N/A
127
Quincy
Associates
94
Chicago
Associates
67
Rollng Meadows
Associates
41
Chicago
N/A
37

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Carbondale-Marion190 $32,740
Champaign-Urbana470 $31,550
DanvilleN/A N/A
Decatur130 $32,470
Bloomington220 $34,950
Kankakee90 $35,220
Peoria820 $28,370
Rockford870 $33,200
Springfield420 $31,440

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