Medical Assistant

Rachel DeGeorge

A day in the life of a Medical Assistant

Medical Assistants help you become healthier. They perform medical duties, take patient's weight, measurements, vital signs, clerical and clinical duties, collect laboratory specimens, and perform routine laboratory tests. They typically work at your nearby city clinic.

Medical Assistants could potentially make up to $38,500!


In order to be a medical assistant, you need to have at least 2 years of training.

Where are Medical assistants?

Medical Assistants work indoors at clinics, doctor's office, group medical organizations, hospitals, and nursing homes.

How many hours a week?

Medical assistants work about 40 hours a week, clinic hours, and sometimes work on Saturday mornings.