The US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Medical Administrative Specialists is projected to grow 3 percent from 2014 to 2024, slower than the average for all occupations. Many job openings will result from the need to replace workers who leave the occupation. Those with work experience, particularly experience using computer software applications to do word processing and create spreadsheets, should have the best job prospects.
Job Potential Earnings
The mean hourly wage in Florida is $16.07.
The annual mean wage in Florida is $33,430.
- Availability of clinical sites may limit entry into the Medical Administrative Specialist courses.
- Clinical agencies may require students to submit documentation of a current health examination, negative titers for measles, mumps, rubella, and chicken pox, current negative tuberculin test, current tetanus immunization, current influenza immunization, current CPR certification, current negative criminal background check, and current negative drug/alcohol screen.
- Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification examination, which is administered at Pasco-Hernando State College.