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Medical Assistant Programs and Jobs in West Virginia

Medical assistants do not currently need to earn a national credential to work in West Virginia. However, under a new legislative proposal from the state’s medical board, prospective and current MAs in West Virginia will need to earn state licensure as of June 6, 2014. West Virginia state law doesn’t yet define educational eligibility of licensed MAs, but most training programs and employers do require high school equivalency.

Salary and Employment Data for Major Cities Across West Virginia

Medical Assistant Salary in West Virginia
LocationTotal MAs EmployedMean Hourly WageAnnual Mean Wage
Source: Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2016
Charleston750$13.32$27,710
Huntington-Ashland830$13.04$27,120
Morgantown470$13.16$27,370
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna290$12.00$24,960
Wheeling370$13.26$27,590

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