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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in South Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Anderson, Charleston and Greenville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Spartanburg, Myrtle Beach and Columbia
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charleston, Greenville and Columbia

Salaries for Medical Assistants in South Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Columbia, Myrtle Beach and Greenville

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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding

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Columbia
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant Associate's Degree
  • Medical Assistant Certificate
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Certificate

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

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Greenville
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Diploma
  • Offers accelerated programs w/ flexible schedules & professional instruction
  • Multiple accredited campuses across 9 states including CA, TX, NV, & PA
  • 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
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Charlotte
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Features a public clinic, where massage students can gain real-world experience.
  • Provides career development advising and job placement assistance at its Student Services department.
  • Has 2 main campuses in North and South Carolina
  • Offers programs in clinical massage therapy, medical assisting, pharmacy technology, and more.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Charlotte
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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
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  • 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.
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  • Recognized for academic excellence, meaningful research & graduate achievement
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission w/ programmatic accreditations
  • More than 200 majors with a beautiful campus location in Indiana
  • Top 5 public university in the U.S according to the Wall Street Journal
  • Has a helpful Academic Success Center to help students reach their potential
Programs
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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Columbia
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More South Carolina Medical Assistant Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Sumter
Associate
3,283
Columbia
Associate
387
Florence
Associate
3,956
Anderson
Associate
115
Conway
Associate
5,800
Greenwood
Associate
4,880
Spartanburg
Associate
4,459
Pendleton
Associate
5,223
Charleston
Associate
12,076
Rock Hill
Associate
4,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for South Carolina. 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
Charleston-North Charleston 2070 $32,490
Columbia 1720 $29,990
Florence 370 $28,260
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin 1990 $29,150
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort 330 $31,060
Spartanburg 590 $30,820
Sumter 270 $27,390

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