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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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More Iowa 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
Enrolled
Davenport
Doctorate
37,494
Ankeny
Associates
22,446
Cedar Rapids
Associates
14,233
Council Bluffs
Associates
6,081
Fort Dodge
Associates
5,712
Sioux City
Associates
5,660
Calmar
Associates
4,786
Mason City
Associates
3,023
West Burlington
Associates
2,844
Estherville
Associates
2,122
Marshalltown
Associates
2,006
Iowa Falls
Associates
846
Urbandale
Doctorate
837
Des Moines
Bachelors
771
Cedar Rapids
Doctorate
489
Cedar Falls
Doctorate
277
Mason City
Doctorate
212
Davenport
Bachelors
163
Des Moines
Associates
102

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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
Ames100 $36,590
Iowa City610 $36,740
Cedar Rapids450 $35,800
Des Moines-West Des Moines1070 $39,390
Dubuque230 $33,790
Waterloo-Cedar Falls210 $30,940

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