Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Medical Assistant and the types of students that study this field. San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Allen School-Brooklyn and Allen School-Jamaica have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Medical Assistant. Tuition costs for Medical Assistant majors are, on average, $3,604 for in-state public colleges, and $16,685 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Medical Assistant programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Information on the businesses and industries that employ Health graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Health majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Health majors, by average wage, is Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Health in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Health is 43.2, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Health degrees, and White students earn the majority (26,743) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Medical Assistant field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Medical Assistant majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Medical Assistant majors need more than the average amount of Operation Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Quality Control Analysis.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Medical Assistant majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Operation Monitoring is very distinctive for majors, but the Speaking, Reading Comprehension, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.