In order to become a medical assistant (MA) in Nebraska, you need to earn a high school diploma or GED. Nebraska doesn’t specifically define the scope of responsibilities for MAs in the state. However, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services states that MAs who are administering medications must meet the qualifications of medical aides in the state.
|Location||Total MAs Employed||Mean Hourly Wage||Annual Mean Wage|
|Source: Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2013|
|Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA||1,460||$15.01||$31,220|
Resources for Medical Assistants in Nebraska
- Nebraska Society of Medical Assistants: The state's organization for MAs provides resources for professionals to connect with one another, as well as advocating for certification.
- Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: The state's health organization oversees medical initiatives, allocates funding, and advocates for effective healthcare across the state.