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Allied Health Services Schools in Rhode Island

279 Medical Assisting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Services is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 20 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Services Majors in Rhode Island

Medical Assisting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 150
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 129
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 129

Gender Distribution

In Rhode Island, a medical assisting major is more popular with women than with men.

Allied Health Services Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of medical assisting majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.5%
  • White: 42.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 29.7%
Allied Health Services Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Services Grads in Rhode Island

In this state, there are 7,160 people employed in jobs related to a medical assisting degree, compared to 1,998,190 nationwide.

Allied Health Services Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Allied Health Services Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a medical assisting grad in the state is $37,410, compared to a typical salary of $47,450 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Rhode Island that offer medical assisting degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
678 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. An average student at Lincoln Tech - Lincoln will pay a net price of $21,654. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,516 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $33,200 after graduation. This private school has an average net price of $30,805.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,775 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,826. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time.


Rhode Island College

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,600 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Allied Health Services Careers in RI

Some of the careers medical assisting majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 21% $35,340
Health Specialties Professors 19% $0
Physician Assistants 17% $93,370
Pharmacy Technicians 12% $36,660
Physical Therapist Assistants 11% $63,650
Medical Assistants 9% $35,880
Healthcare Support Workers 7% $36,750
Health Technologists and Technicians 5% $53,160
Surgical Technologists 3% $50,740
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 0% $0
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -50% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to medical assisting.

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Nursing 1,064
Allied Health Professions 259
Public Health 205
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 184
Health/Medical Admin Services 177
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 164
Health Sciences & Services 148
Medicine 128

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