Medical Assistant Programs in Illinois

Explore the Top Medical Assistant Schools in Illinois

If you wish to become a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in Illinois it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited Medical Assisting Program. Click here for more information.

Listed below are some of the top Medical Assistant Schools and related programs near you.

Please note: If you wish to view schools in another area, or if you do not see any results below, please use the search widget in the sidebar.

If a career in Medical Assisting strongly appeals to you then you will be happy to know that the demand for Medical Assistants has been steadily on the increase over the last decade and is projected to grow by a further 18% over the coming years with an additional 110,000 jobs predicted to be created in the sector between 2016 and 2024.

Medical Assistant Salary in Illinois

In 2015 there where 18,420 persons employed as Medical Assistants in Illinois.

The average Medical Assistant salary in Illinois is $31,970. This represents an hourly wage of $15.37 and is almost 4% less than the national average. Those in Washington DC earn the most of all Medical Assistants in the USA with an average salary of $39,780.

The table below illustrates key Medical Assistant salary and employment data for the main cities and metropolitan areas in Illinois;

Choosing a Medical Assistant Program: Where to start?

Take the first step and request information from Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your preferences and contact information in the search box to the right or select from the Schools presented above to receive program and admissions information. It’s fast and easy!

Important points to consider when selecting a Medical Assistant School include;

  • Is the School fully accredited?
  • How long does the program last or how many hours does it take to complete?
  • How much of the course will be classroom based, presented online, lab based and work experience based and how does this fit with your expectations?
  • Does the School have good laboratory facilities and other resources to support your studies?
  • Does the School offer any financial assistance or scholarships?
  • Does the School offer any assistance with securing employment?

Get Started Today!

Get started today and take the first steps towards your new career by reaching out to Medical Assistant Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your details in the box below to receive information on the best Medical Assisting programs in your area. It’s fast and it’s free!

Related Healthcare Careers

The table below compares key data for Medical Assistants with other entry level healthcare and healthcare assisting roles in Illinois;



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