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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: McAllen, Sherman and Tyler
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Midland, Victoria and Killeen
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Midland, Dallas and Austin

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  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Dental Assistant

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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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El Paso
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  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
  • Practical Nursing
  • Designated a Military Friendly School by Victoria Media in 2015.
  • Offers various scholarship opportunities to military students who qualify.
  • Provides programs in Allied Healthcare, Information Technology, Cosmetology, HVAC, Business, Massage Therapy and Veterinary Technology.
  •  Institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), with online accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 6 campuses across Texas, with a campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico and online.
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Las Cruces
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

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Southern Careers Institute has maintained a tradition of career training for over 50 years in Texas with campuses in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio & Online courses available to anyone, anywhere.

 

At SCI, we have made it our mission to provide our students with the training they need to be successful in a new career. We offer career training in Medical, Business, Skilled Trades, Cosmetology, & Technology programs. These certification-based programs are designed to make our graduates some of the most marketable job candidates.

 

We are Texas born, Texas proud.

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Corpus Christi
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant Associate's Degree
  • Medical Assistant Diploma
  • Dental Assistant

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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Lubbock
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Programs
  • Medical Administrative Assisting Technology
  • Dental Assisting
  • Offers several program options in healthcare and wellness, skilled trades, and business.
  • Provides career assistance services including resume and cover letter writing, interview prep, and professional partnerships with regional employers for employment opportunities.
  • Classes start every month.
  • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) for the San Antonio branch.
  • 5 campuses in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, McAllen, San Antonio, and Weslaco.
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Weslaco
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      • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
      • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
      • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
      • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
      • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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        • 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
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          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
            • A private Catholic & Jesuit institution delivering a transformative education
            • Scranton U has earned accreditation from 17 different accrediting agencies
            • Lovely 58 acre campus situated off Interstate 81 in PA’s Pocono Northeast region
            • 88% of faculty hold doctoral or other terminal degrees in their fields
            • 2017-18 first-year students got $30 million + in financial aid & scholarships

            More Texas Medical Assistant Schools

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

            School Name
            Campus
            Highest Award
            Enrolled
            Cisco
            Associate
            3,365
            Dallas
            Associate
            6,680
            El Paso
            Associate
            25,023
            Houston
            Associate
            43,518
            Big Spring
            Associate
            3,329
            Kilgore
            Associate
            5,150
            Laredo
            Associate
            7,831
            The Woodlands
            Associate
            39,756
            Dallas
            Associate
            7,009
            Mount Pleasant
            Associate
            1,010
            San Antonio
            Associate
            19,819
            Pasadena
            Associate
            23,805
            McAllen
            Bachelor
            19,827
            Harlingen
            Associate
            4,957
            Austin
            Associate
            825
            El Paso
            Associate
            427
            El Paso
            Associate
            887

            Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

            The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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
            Austin-Round Rock3650$31,770
            Abilene280$27,450
            Amarillo590$28,550
            Beaumont-Port Arthur620$28,440
            Brownsville-Harlingen850$23,830
            College Station-Bryan380$31,070
            Corpus Christi1010$26,500
            Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington19350$32,350
            El Paso1780$25,200
            Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land13280$30,500
            San Angelo180$28,540
            San Antonio-New Braunfels5530$30,130
            Laredo490$24,680
            Longview490$28,080
            Lubbock670$26,620
            McAllen-Edinburg-Mission2090$24,000
            Midland450$31,570
            Killeen-Temple460$27,060
            Odessa130$30,490
            Sherman-Denison360$29,420
            Tyler640$28,830
            Victoria240$29,080
            Waco480$29,730
            Wichita Falls300$29,030

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