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2009 Healthcare Salary Projections

Georgia Price / AllHealthcare

Medical Assistant

Medical assistants are one of the fastest-growing occupations. Their ability to perform a variety of tasks makes them indispensable in hospitals, nursing homes, and private practices. In many places, medical assistants are taking on greater roles as the need for healthcare providers increases.

Median 2008 Salary
$26,290

Projected 2009 Median Salary
With 4% Increase: $29,147

With a 3.8% Increase: $28,026

With a 2.7% Increase: $27,000

Projected Need, 2006 – 2016:
199,000

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