Home to Jimi Hendrix, grunge and Starbucks coffee, Washington has so much going on for itself that it’s hard not to want to live there. It’s equally as tempting to pursue an education and career in the Evergreen State – and rightfully so! With an economy boosted by tech and online companies like Microsoft or Amazon.com, Washington state medical assistants are some of the highest paid in the country. Listed below are just some of the medical assistant programs offered in Washington. Choose the school that’s best for you and start your career today!
As a Washington medical assistant, you will:
- Ensure the smooth operation of a medical office
- Take care of patients’ needs
- Perform minor medical tasks
- Perform administrative duties as needed
Some career figures for medical assisting graduates in Washington:
- Average annual salary: $33,550
- Currently employed: 11,140
- Employment outlook: 34% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
Washington Medical Assistant Schools Enrolling Now
Charter College is a private, independent institution of higher education that follows a new direction. Charter College is neither a liberal arts college, a university, nor a vocational school. Instead, Charter College borrows certain elements from each of those respected educational institutions to create a unique and innovative experience for our students.
We offer career training programs in the growing fields of health care, business, law, criminal justice, information technology, and select trade careers. We strive to provide our students with a career-focused education that is both relevant in today’s workspace and cutting-edge in technology and focus.