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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Virginia Beach, Blacksburg and Roanoke
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Charlottesville and Lynchburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Roanoke

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Richmond, Charlottesville and Winchester

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  • 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.
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  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
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  • 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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  • American University's online MSHCM builds a unique skillset that is highly sought in health systems management organizations within the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

More Virginia Medical Assistant Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Richmond
Bachelor
516
Virginia Beach
Bachelor
499
Newport News
Associate
224
Richmond
Associate
186
Virginia Beach
Bachelor
1,423
Melfa
Associate
907
Annandale
Associate
41,266
Richmond
Associate
358
Norfolk
Associate
25,857

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. 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
Charlottesville 350 $33,690
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford 250 $28,020
Harrisonburg 130 $28,410
Lynchburg 370 $27,710
Richmond 2240 $30,720
Roanoke 440 $31,350
Staunton-Waynesboro 80 $30,540

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