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Allied Health Services Schools in North Carolina

1,989 Medical Assisting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Allied Health Services major is the 18th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Services Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 1,081
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 716
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 716
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 192

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Services Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 30.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.2%
  • White: 50.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Allied Health Services Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Services Grads in North Carolina

There are 68,830 people in the state and 1,998,190 people in the nation working in medical assisting jobs.

Allied Health Services Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Allied Health Services Jobs in North Carolina

Medical Assisting grads earn an average of $39,230 in the state and $47,450 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 53 colleges in North Carolina that offer medical assisting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
230 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $26,967. 57% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
627 Total Students

54% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. An average student at MMC Raleigh will pay a net price of $21,034.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
100% Graduation Rate
1,867 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $19,400 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 11% are considered full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,596.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
628 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $22,627. 59% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 36%.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,824 Total Students

A typical student attending Central Piedmont Community College will pay a net price of $6,325. 65% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,892 Total Students

68% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,300 a year.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,190 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. A typical student attending Central Carolina Community College will pay a net price of $4,904. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,872 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,429. The full-time teacher rate is 45%. 54% of students get financical aid.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,581 Total Students

In their early career, CCCTI grads earn an average salary of $23,700. This public school has an average net price of $2,590. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
493 Total Students

An average student at MMC Jacksonville will pay a net price of $23,032. 32% of the teachers are full time. 27% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Allied Health Services Careers in NC

Some of the careers medical assisting majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Physician Assistants 38% $102,180
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 30% $32,600
Medical Assistants 29% $32,710
Health Specialties Professors 28% $105,520
Physical Therapist Assistants 25% $60,100
Occupational Therapy Assistants 25% $64,890
Health Technologists and Technicians 23% $35,870
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 19% $0
Healthcare Support Workers 16% $32,640
Surgical Technologists 16% $43,300
Pharmacy Technicians 16% $30,110
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants 12% $30,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Nursing 7,453
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,046
Allied Health Professions 2,305
Public Health 1,178
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,051
Mental & Social Health Services 1,036
Rehabilitation Professions 827
Dental Support Services 657

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