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Medical Assistants

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. 

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Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 2.4%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 4,124
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $18.00 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $38,020 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. 
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