Working in healthcare requires a stable personality and ability to multitask and deal with uncertain situations. Despite the challenges of caring for the health of others, many people are drawn to healthcare professions like registered nursing and medical assisting.
Idaho is a good state to consider for a medical assisting career. The median salary for medical assistants is around $28,000. The state has many medical clinics, hospitals and healthcare centers that offer medical assistant employment.
Illinois is a top choice if you’re looking to live and work in a bustling state. The state mixes large metro areas, like Chicago, and smaller urban areas rich in the arts, beautiful parks and fine dining. Many areas offer public transportation or residential areas close to medical centers, which make commuting to work easier.
Florida offers good potential if you’re looking for a career in medical assisting. In 2006, the state offered over 28,000 medical assisting jobs with a projection of over 39,000 jobs in 2014. The mixture of beautiful weather, recreation and many tourist attractions, Florida has a consistent population to support healthcare growth.