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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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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Kaplan University Online Degree Programs
  • Attend college on your terms. Kaplan University offers fully online degree programs that fit any schedule.
Programs
  • Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate
  • Medical Assisting Diploma
  • Pharmacy Technician Certificate

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Rockford
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting Diploma
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • A contemporary, career-focused institution of higher education dedicated to excellence since 1902.
  • Has academic advising that provides students someone to answer questions and provide guidance.
  • Offers scholarships for qualifying military members, adult learners, as well as program-specific scholarships.
  • Provides tutoring services to help students master any assignments that give them trouble.
  • Gives students the option to study online, at one of the 12 campuses in Indiana or Ohio, or a combination of both.
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Evansville
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Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Health 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
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Diploma

Why Brightwood?

Real-World Training

We keep education relevant by employing instructors with real-world experience in the field, who bring their career backgrounds to the classroom. Our programs are continually assessed by faculty, staff and members of the business and education communities to help ensure your studies align with your career goals. Programs offered by Brightwood College focus on local employment needs, in areas such as allied health, nursing and technical and professional programs.

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Hammond
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Programs
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Founded in Southern California in 1998 by dog training expert Steven Appelbaum.
  • The largest independent dog training company in the United States.
  • Offers 11-stage programs that feature an in-home study component along with a hands-on training module.
  • A member of the MyCAA Financial Assistance program, which offers eligible military spouses up to $4,000 of tuition assistance that can be used towards any of their courses.
  • Helps graduates find employment and coaches those who are looking to start their own business.
Programs
  • 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
  • MSN - Clinical Nurse Leader
  • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
  • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
  • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
  • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
  • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
Programs
  • Online MHA Concentration in Population Management
  • Online MHA Concentration in Senior Services
  • Online General MHA

Maryville University is a private university in St. Louis County, Missouri. Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with an enrollment of more than 6,800 students.

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 Illinois Medical Assistant Schools

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Galesburg
Associate
2,693
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Robinson
Associate
1,445
Carterville
Associate
7,559
Kankakee
Associate
3,591
Peoria
Bachelor
641
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Champaign
Associate
9,407
South Holland
Associate
6,260
Belleville
Associate
13,713
Chicago
Associate
368
Sugar Grove
Associate
8,731

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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Carbondale-Marion210$31,030
Champaign-Urbana530$32,230
Danville50$29,740
Decatur90$32,920
Bloomington170$32,900
Kankakee170$33,280
Peoria830$27,940
Rockford1080$31,320
Springfield350$29,810

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