Medical Assistant Statistics and Trends

May 8, 2024

medical assistant statistics and trends

The medical assistant profession is an essential one within the greater medical field, as it oversees key responsibilities in patient care. Learn about the latest statistics on the medical assistant role, and how Pennsylvania Institute of Technology offers a clinical medical assistant associate degree program for those looking to pursue a career in the field.

Medical Assistant Employment Statistics

    • 83% dental
    • 81% paid vacation
    • 78% vision
    • 70% major medical
    • 63% disability
    • 57% sick leave

Medical Assistant Job Expectation Statistics

Medical Assistant Job Satisfaction Statistics

  • 23% of medical assistants rated the meaningfulness of their job as 5 out of 5 stars (CareerExplorer)
  • 42% of medical assistants rated their personality fit within their job as 5 out of 5 stars (CareerExplorer)
  • 31% of medical assistants rated their enjoyment of their work environment as 4 out of 5 stars (CareerExplorer)
  • 23% of medical assistants rated their utilization of skills and abilities within the workplace as 5 out of 5 stars (CareerExplorer)

About P.I.T.’s Clinical Medical Assistant Associate Degree Program

With the growing need for medical assistants, Pennsylvania Institute of Technology is proud to provide a clinical medical assistant associate degree program that prepares students for real-life experiences with patients and other healthcare professionals. Students receive both classroom and clinical instruction that will well equip them for their certification exams.

Featuring classes such as biology, chemistry, and phlebotomy, our program prepares students both in person and online, letting our applicants learn in any setting that works best for them.

Possible career opportunities students can pursue once they complete their medical assistant associate degree include:

  • Medical assistant
  • Medical biller
  • Medical office manager
  • Clinical research coordinator
  • Insurance claims processor
  • Home care coordinator

As you can see, the medical assistant associate degree provides a wide range of possibilities for career paths, and P.I.T. helps prepare students to be successful in their future endeavors.

Learn More About P.I.T.’s Medical Assistant Program Today

If you’re interested in obtaining your clinical medical assistant associate degree, contact us to learn more. We’re ready to help you!