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Medical Assistant Programs and Jobs in New Hampshire

To become a medical assistant (MA) in New Hampshire, you need to first earn your high school diploma or GED. While postsecondary education is not required in New Hampshire, the majority of MAs go on to a college or university with an MA program so they can pursue medical assistant certification in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire doesn’t specifically state the duties or scope of responsibility for MAs, but you will be expected to help doctors and nurses with a variety of day-to-day administrative and clinical tasks. Those duties will vary according to whether you are in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare setting.

For more information on earning your medical assistant certification in New Hampshire and medical assistant New Hampshire salary data, read on.

Salary and Employment Data for Major Cities Across New Hampshire

What Does a Medical Assistant Make in New Hampshire?
LocationTotal MAs EmployedMean Hourly WageAnnual Mean Wage
Source: Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2016
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division520$16.77$34,870
Manchester500$16.82$34,990
Dover-Durham, NH-ME330$16.92$35,200
Portsmouth, NH-ME330$17.73$36,870

Scholarships in New Hampshire

Scholarships for medical assistant students in the state of New Hampshire
ScholarshipAward AmountDue DateAdditional Information
NHCF ScholarshipVariesRollingFor students of all ages pursuing short-term vocational or technical studies in fields including medical or nursing assisting.
Ronald F. Borelli Legacy Scholarship$1,000August 27, 2017Must be incoming freshman student pursuing degree full time at one of seven CCSNH community colleges, among other eligibility requirements.
Alice M. Yarnold and Samuel Yarnold Scholarship$1,000-$5,000TBDStudent must be majoring in nursing, medicine, or social work and should be enrolled at least part-time at a two- or four-year university. Applicants must be New Hampshire residents.
Steven Cutter Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student$5,000TBDMust be undergraduate student pursuing a health-related field of study. Students must reside in one of 10 towns listed on scholarship site.

Resources for Medical Assistants in New Hampshire

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