Certified Medical Assistant

We asked 10,184 job seekers about their Certified Medical Assistant. This is what they told us:

  • 60% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Certified Medical Assistant
  • 71% said earning their Certified Medical Assistant helped them make more money
  • 75% said earning their Certified Medical Assistant helped them get a job
  • 92% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Certified Medical Assistant

What are people saying about getting a Certified Medical Assistant?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 10,166 responses

71% said earning their Certified Medical Assistant helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 10,164 responses

75% said earning their Certified Medical Assistant helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 10,166 responses

92% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Certified Medical Assistant

Why did you decide to earn your Certified Medical Assistant?

Based on 10,184 responses

Required for my current job
16%
Make more money
32%
Changing careers
34%
Get an edge over other candidates
10%
Help my career progression
60%
Other
12%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 7,985 responses

Medical Assistant View jobs
37%
Certified Medical Assistant View jobs
34%
Nursing Assistant View jobs
3%
Medical Receptionist View jobs
2%
Customer Service Representative View jobs
1%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Certified Medical Assistant?

7,457 people answered

“I wish I looked into more schools that offer the same certification.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Specialist and some private offices make more money than family practice offices.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Many employees is looking for this.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“This can be a messy but rewarding occupation.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“I wish I had gotten a job showing me how to verify insurance.”

Aug. 17, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Certified Medical Assistant?

7,895 people answered

“Stay focused and dedicated because it’s worth pursuing”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Go for whatever you put your mind to and trust God.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“The test required a lot study read the book and study.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Work and study hard, you will make it far.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“To make sure they can network well enough to secure a position.”

Aug. 17, 2019
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