Do you have the desire to meet new people and make a difference in their lives? As a medical assistant, you’ll be in a position to help people every day.
The healthcare industry is growing rapidly. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry as a whole is projected to grow by 18%, adding 2.3 million jobs in the next decade. And when you break out medical assistants over the same time period, they are projected to grow by 29%, adding 184,000 jobs!
What’s more, U.S. News and World Report listed a career as a medical assistant as the #5 best healthcare support job in the U.S. To determine their rankings, they look at salary, job market, future growth, stress, and work-life balance.
Thinking of becoming a medical assistant? We don’t blame you. Check out our new infographic. We put it together to help you—and others like you who want to help people—see if becoming a medical assistant is the right career for you.