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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Sioux City and Des Moines
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Cedar Rapids, Dubuque and Ames
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Iowa City and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Des Moines, Waterloo and Iowa City

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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.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Iowa City470 $42,010
Des Moines-West Des Moines1250 $37,870
Ames150 $36,920
Dubuque180 $37,010
Cedar Rapids410 $38,030
Waterloo-Cedar Falls250 $33,510

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