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Allied Health Services Schools in Washington

3,677 students earned Medical Assisting degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

An Allied Health Services major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Services Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2,244
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2,244
Associate’s Degree 769
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 660
Bachelor’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Services Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.4%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.8%
  • White: 50.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 19.1%
Allied Health Services Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Services Grads in Washington

There are 38,950 people in the state and 1,998,190 people in the nation working in medical assisting jobs.

Allied Health Services Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Allied Health Services Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a medical assisting grad in the state is $58,190, compared to a typical salary of $47,450 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 36 colleges in Washington that offer medical assisting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Charter College

Vancouver
980 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
2,474 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $29,362. In their early career, Charter College grads earn an average salary of $27,700.

377 Degrees in Major Awarded
717 Total Students

79% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year. 33% of the teachers are full time.

291 Degrees in Major Awarded
577 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 32%. The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it.

274 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,693 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,500 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

136 Degrees in Major Awarded
386 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 37 to 1. 52% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,600 a year.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,095 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,195 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $29,400 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $7,293.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,755 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. In their early career, Renton Technical College grads earn an average salary of $32,300. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#9

Clark College

Vancouver
99 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,233 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,304. 100% of the teachers are full time.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,620 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 97%. 37% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Allied Health Services Careers in WA

Some of the careers medical assisting majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 38% $140,010
Physician Assistants 33% $122,710
Physical Therapist Assistants 28% $57,430
Medical Assistants 27% $40,620
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants 26% $26,180
Occupational Therapy Assistants 21% $62,690
Surgical Technologists 20% $57,240
Health Technologists and Technicians 20% $56,290
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 19% $37,440
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 18% $0
Healthcare Support Workers 16% $43,510
Pharmacy Technicians 9% $42,390
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -17% $55,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Nursing 3,747
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,436
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,275
Dental Support Services 817
Allied Health Professions 781
Mental & Social Health Services 741
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 712
Public Health 632

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