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Salinas, CA

Often called “The Salad Bowl of the World,” Salinas, California is best known for its agriculture. The booming farming industry means that the city is in constant need of healthcare professionals, and medical assistants may find this the perfect opportunity to start their career. Located on the California Central Coast, Salinas is just a drive away to bustling metros like San Jose and San Francisco, but the town itself has all you need with quality hospitals and various trade schools offering Medical Assistant degrees.

Number of Medical Assistants: 680

Mean Hourly Wage: $16.82

Mean Annual Wage: $34,990

Percent of Metropolitan Statistical Area Employment: .430%

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