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How much can a medical assistant make?

According to 2018 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), medical assistants earn an average salary of $35,720 per year ($17.17 per hour). As you earn more experience and gain more skills, your earning opportunity will improve.

The BLS also projects growing demand for medical assistants in coming years, predicting a 23% change in employment from 2018-2028. It’s a good time to get your foot in the door and work towards your new career.

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