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Medical Assistant Programs and Jobs in Louisiana

To become a medical assistant (MA) in Louisiana, you first need to complete high school or earn your GED. However, Louisiana doesn’t require certification in order to work as an MA. While responsibilities will vary depending on what certificate you have, as well as where you work, Louisiana’s MAs are generally expected to assist doctors and nurses with their day-to-day duties.

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Salary and Employment Data for Major Cities Across Louisiana

Salary and Employment Data for Major Cities Across Louisiana

Medical Assistant Salary in Louisiana
LocationTotal MAs EmployedMean Hourly WageAnnual Mean Wage
Source: Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2013
New Orleans-Metairie1,940$13.86$28,820
Baton Rouge1,210$12.87$26,770
Shreveport-Bossier City910$12.54$26,090
Lafayette630$13.07$27,190
Lake Charles430$13.68$28,460
Houma-Thibodaux260$12.97$26,980
Alexandria250$13.73$28,550
Monroe210$11.85$24,650

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