Medical Assistant Career Outlook

Percent Employed

100%

Employed

 

WITC Medical Assistant Graduate Survey Responses 2015-2016

Employed in Related Field

91%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC Medical Assistant Graduate Survey Responses 2015-2016

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$26,006 - $35,357

Range of Yearly Salary

 

 

 


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Medical Assistant

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty and size of the practice.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Clinical Assistant

  • Phlebotomist

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Medical Assistant technical diploma at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Medical Assistant program at WITC has articulation agreements with UW-Stout. 

The college listed above has developed a technical diploma to bachelor degree Articulation Agreement with WITC (bachelor degree programs vary); other colleges may accept WITC credits upon a transcript review.

Potential careers available with further education include:

  • Medical and Health Services Manager

Potential Starting Wages:

  • $55,800–$75,795

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at WITC. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)

The potential starting wage range is compiled from 2016 WITC or WTCS Graduate Follow-Up Report. If not available, wage data is compiled from Economic Modeling Software Intl (10th and 25th percentile earnings) and/or Wisconsin Worknet (Wage Comparison Tool) using the Standard Occupation Code(s) (SOC) the WTCS has assigned to the programs. When possible, the wage range is compiled using data from the 11 counties within the WITC district. Starting wage ranges for new programs are reviewed by the advisory team. Wage data was compiled August 2017. 

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