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Medical Assistant Programs and Jobs in Minnesota

If you want to become a medical assistant (MA) in Minnesota, first earn a high school diploma or GED, as this is the minimum requirement for most positions. MAs can work in the state without certification, but you greatly improve your chances of finding a job if you complete postsecondary work and take a national MA certification exam. While Minnesota doesn’t specifically define the scope of duties for MAs, you can expect your duties to vary according to the healthcare setting you work in, as well as the certification you hold.

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

Salary and Employment Data for Major Cities Across Minnesota

Medical Assistant Salary in Minnesota
LocationTotal MAs EmployedMean Hourly WageAnnual Mean Wage
Source: Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2016
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI6,600$18.26$37,990
Duluth, MN-WI390$16.78$34,900
St. Cloud290$17.28$35,940
Mankato-North Mankato90$17.54$36,490

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