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Allied Health Services Schools in Illinois

3,435 Medical Assisting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Allied Health Services is the 10th most popular major out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Services Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,303
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,303
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,294
Associate’s Degree 809
Master’s Degree 29

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Services Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.1%
  • Black or African American: 15.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.9%
  • White: 51.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
Allied Health Services Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Services Grads in Illinois

There are 80,590 people in the state and 1,998,190 people in the nation working in medical assisting jobs.

Allied Health Services Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Allied Health Services Jobs in Illinois

In this state, medical assisting grads earn an average of $47,590. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,450.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 60 colleges in Illinois that offer medical assisting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

325 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,104 Total Students

36% of the teachers are full time. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

Fox College

Bedford Park
213 Degrees in Major Awarded
443 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,649. 71% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

210 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,193 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it. A typical student attending College of Lake County will pay a net price of $4,928. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
549 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,400 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

186 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,729 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
809 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. 88% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Lincoln Tech - Melrose Park grads earn an average salary of $29,500.

#6

Parkland College

Champaign
148 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,074 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 42% of the teachers are full time.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
529 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,400 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. An average student at MTI - East Peoria will pay a net price of $23,970.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
284 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.60%. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,176 Total Students

In their early career, Waubonsee grads earn an average salary of $28,700. 25% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,631.

Allied Health Services Careers in IL

Some of the careers medical assisting majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Physician Assistants 25% $105,660
Occupational Therapy Assistants 20% $61,880
Physical Therapist Assistants 20% $59,480
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 20% $35,400
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants 19% $23,360
Health Specialties Professors 14% $85,020
Medical Assistants 13% $34,640
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 6% $0
Pharmacy Technicians 5% $31,940
Healthcare Support Workers 5% $41,770
Health Technologists and Technicians 2% $43,790
Surgical Technologists 1% $47,940
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -59% $56,360

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Nursing 20,702
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,332
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,310
Allied Health Professions 3,304
Public Health 1,360
Medicine 1,071
Communication Sciences 921
Rehabilitation Professions 911

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