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Allied Health Services in Rhode Island

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Allied Health Services Schools in Rhode Island

279 Medical Assisting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Services is the 20th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Services Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 150
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 129
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 129

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Services Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.5%
  • White: 42.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 29.7%
Allied Health Services Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Services Grads in Rhode Island

7,160 people in the state and 1,998,190 in the nation are employed in jobs related to medical assisting.

Allied Health Services Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Allied Health Services Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, medical assisting grads earn an average of $37,410. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,450.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Rhode Island that offer medical assisting degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
678 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year. 95% of students get financical aid.

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,516 Total Students

An average student at New England Tech will pay a net price of $30,805. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,775 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.


Rhode Island College

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.77 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. In their early career, RIC grads earn an average salary of $33,600.

Allied Health Services Careers in RI

Some of the careers medical assisting majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 21% $35,340
Health Specialties Professors 19% $0
Physician Assistants 17% $93,370
Pharmacy Technicians 12% $36,660
Physical Therapist Assistants 11% $63,650
Medical Assistants 9% $35,880
Healthcare Support Workers 7% $36,750
Health Technologists and Technicians 5% $53,160
Surgical Technologists 3% $50,740
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 0% $0
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -50% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Nursing 1,064
Allied Health Professions 259
Public Health 205
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 184
Health/Medical Admin Services 177
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 164
Health Sciences & Services 148
Medicine 128

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