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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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  • Online programs are offered in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Virginia.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Altierus is a non-profit, higher educational school system with 21 campuses in 11 states, operated as Altierus Career College or Career Education. And being a student here is different. Because we don't see you as just a student. We see you as an individual within our community with your own reasons for being here.

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

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  • 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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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.

 

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  • 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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Beaumont
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  • 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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  • Offers education and training in several healthcare fields, taught in groups where hands-on experience is stressed.
  • Helps each student prepare a professional resume, provides interview skills practice and coaches students on professional behavior.
  • Places all students in externship programs so that they can practice their skills in real world scenarios.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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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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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 Rock 3650 $31,770
Abilene 280 $27,450
Amarillo 590 $28,550
Beaumont-Port Arthur 620 $28,440
Brownsville-Harlingen 850 $23,830
College Station-Bryan 380 $31,070
Corpus Christi 1010 $26,500
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 19350 $32,350
El Paso 1780 $25,200
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 13280 $30,500
San Angelo 180 $28,540
San Antonio-New Braunfels 5530 $30,130
Laredo 490 $24,680
Longview 490 $28,080
Lubbock 670 $26,620
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission 2090 $24,000
Midland 450 $31,570
Killeen-Temple 460 $27,060
Odessa 130 $30,490
Sherman-Denison 360 $29,420
Tyler 640 $28,830
Victoria 240 $29,080
Waco 480 $29,730
Wichita Falls 300 $29,030

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