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Medical Assistant Programs and Jobs in North Carolina

Medical assistants (MAs) in North Carolina are not required to have a certification, but they must have a high school diploma or GED. Neither the North Carolina State Society of Medical Assistants nor the government defines the particular scope of duties for MAs in the state. However, you can expect to help doctors and nurses with clinical and administrative duties, which will vary according to the health care setting.

Read on to find out more about online medical assistant certification in North Carolina.

Salary and Employment Data for Major Cities Across North Carolina

Medical Assistant Salary in North Carolina
LocationTotal MAs EmployedMean Hourly WageAnnual Mean Wage
Source: Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2016
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC4,010$16.02$33,330
Raleigh1,710$15.72$32,700
Greensboro-High Point1,610$15.79$32,850
Asheville1,200$14.90$31,000
Durham-Chapel Hill980$15.29$31,800
Winston-Salem1,260$15.60$32,450
Wilmington620$14.89$30,980
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton570$14.10$29,330
Fayetteville640$13.68$28,460
Greenville600$13.35$27,770
Burlington250$15.19$31,600
Jacksonville240$14.01$29,130
Goldsboro150$13.46$27,990
Rocky Mount90$13.83$28,770

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