dcsimg

Medical Assistants picture    Medical Assistants image

Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Altoona, Erie and Allentown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Scranton, State College and Lancaster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Williamsport, Philadelphia and Scranton

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab. .
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.
 
Results:  10
Matching School Ads
  • Committed to excellence in post-secondary education since 1982, with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Located in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, the main campus spans 63,500 square feet.
  • Offers programs in business, design, criminal justice, and more.
  • Gives several benefits to alumni including national discounts and career services.
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
camnpus icon
Reading
Request Info

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information


camnpus icon
Scranton
Request Info
  • Flexible, online and on-campus program available.
  • Capstone projects and clinical practicums that can help prepare students for more career opportunities.
  • Students learn from instructors with experience in the health care field.
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness, Master of Health Care Administration, and more.
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
camnpus icon
Allentown
Request Info
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1897 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers a wide array of over 35 degree programs including business, medical, technology, and more.
  • Developed a Graduate Placement Strategy (GPS) that helps students prepare for careers with externships, help building a career portfolio, resume writing, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Gives graduates access to career tools and networking resources for life.
camnpus icon
Allentown
Request Info
  • Features a public spa where massage students can get real-world experience.
  • Honored by the PennSuburban Chamber of Commerce as Business of the Century in 2013.
  • New terms start every 10 weeks.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
  • Main campus is located in North Wales, Pennsylvania, with satellite campuses in Phoenixville and Warminster.
camnpus icon
Phoenixville
Request Info
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • A private post-secondary institution of higher education serving south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland since 1967.
  • Offers associate degrees in specialized business and specialized technology, as well as programs leading to professional certifications and diplomas.
  • Gives each student their own career services specialist who helps keep them focused on their goals.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Take the fast track to your future at Elmira Business Institute!

Learn how you can get the training you need to begin a rewarding career in a field of high-demand. Complete and submit the form and one of our Admissions Representatives will be in touch soon to tell you more.

camnpus icon
Vestal
Request Info
  • Offers accelerated programs w/ flexible schedules & professional instruction
  • ACICS accredited with 6 PA locations including Harrisburg & Philadelphia
  • 10 + programs including Practical Nursing, Dental and Medical Assisting
  • Provides professional development training & career planning resources
  • Military Student Center (MSC) is committed to the success of military students
camnpus icon
Harrisburg
Request Info
Programs
  • Nurse Aide
  • Provides a student-centered approach to nail technician, cosmetology, manicuring and esthetics training where students learn from dedicated instructors.
  • Offers a job shadow program, in which prospective students may spend time on campus to sit in on classes, observe current students practice technique, and determine which program is best for them.
  • Has 5 campuses across Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
  • Gives students the chance to gain professional experience at campus-owned health and beauty clinics.
camnpus icon
Wilkes Barre
Request Info

More Pennsylvania Medical Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Newtown
Associate
9,649
Clarion
Masters
6,795
Pittsburgh
Associate
18,525
Philadelphia
Associate
17,334
Media
Associate
10,816
Monessen
Associate
280
Du Bois
Associate
233
Erie
Associate
287
Bryn Mawr
Associate
947
Harrisburg
Associate
9,774
Uniontown
Associate
313
Schnecksville
Associate
7,184
Pottsville
Associate
1,657
Blue Bell
Associate
9,184
Cresson
Masters
1,595
Media
Associate
853
Loretto
Doctorate
2,125
Greensburg
Masters
1,991
Youngwood
Associate
6,239
York
Associate
247

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Altoona 440 $27,300
Johnstown 270 $28,630
Chambersburg-Waynesboro 360 $28,600
East Stroudsburg 260 $29,470
Erie 790 $27,420
Gettysburg 60 $32,270
Bloomsburg-Berwick 270 $28,850
Harrisburg-Carlisle 1530 $31,600
Lancaster 1150 $31,880
Lebanon 170 $33,570
Pittsburgh 6130 $30,310
Reading 850 $30,050
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton 740 $31,930
State College 140 $31,960
Williamsport 110 $30,410
York-Hanover 1030 $30,300

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
Back to Top