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Employment, Employment Concentration, and Employment Projections are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) and Employment Projections programs.
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Projected Employment for Medical Assistants in UNITED STATES

National Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
United States 634,400 818,400 29% 94,900
State Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
California 84,800 109,600 +29% 12,720
Texas 58,570 79,530 +36% 9,370
Florida 52,110 71,710 +38% 8,480
New York 26,460 35,740 +35% 4,200
Pennsylvania 26,930 32,810 +22% 3,730
Michigan 21,910 28,070 +28% 3,250
Georgia 21,150 27,330 +29% 3,170
Ohio 23,150 27,790 +20% 3,150
Arizona 17,640 25,650 +46% 3,080
New Jersey 19,420 23,880 +23% 2,730
Illinois 20,500 23,250 +13% 2,580
North Carolina 16,310 21,030 +29% 2,440
Tennessee 14,460 18,860 +30% 2,190
Washington 13,790 17,480 +27% 2,020
Virginia 12,600 16,960 +35% 1,990
Indiana 12,650 16,240 +28% 1,880
Massachusetts 12,990 15,220 +17% 1,710
Maryland 11,120 14,070 +27% 1,620
Oregon 10,820 13,900 +28% 1,610
Wisconsin 11,530 13,790 +20% 1,560
Colorado 10,070 12,930 +28% 1,560
South Carolina 9,370 12,260 +31% 1,430
Minnesota 9,780 12,260 +25% 1,410
Utah 7,660 11,170 +46% 1,340
Oklahoma 9,640 11,390 +18% 1,280
Missouri 9,140 10,720 +17% 1,200
Kentucky 8,280 10,210 +23% 1,170
Connecticut 7,790 9,410 +21% 1,070
Alabama 7,360 9,180 +25% 1,050
Nevada 5,810 7,200 +24% 830
Louisiana 5,670 6,690 +18% 750
Iowa 4,420 5,610 +27% 650
New Mexico 4,630 5,650 +22% 640
Kansas 4,760 5,410 +14% 600
West Virginia 3,410 4,180 +23% 480
Arkansas 3,160 4,130 +31% 480
Hawaii 3,160 4,030 +28% 470
Maine 3,590 4,160 +16% 470
Idaho 3,270 4,060 +24% 470
Nebraska 3,090 3,930 +27% 450
New Hampshire 2,580 3,200 +24% 370
Mississippi 2,910 3,260 +12% 360
Rhode Island 2,530 2,760 +9% 300
Delaware 2,010 2,400 +19% 270
Alaska 1,670 2,060 +23% 240
District of Columbia 1,640 2,090 +27% 240
Montana 1,250 1,600 +28% 180
South Dakota 1,040 1,230 +19% 140
North Dakota 690 880 +28% 100
Wyoming 630 800 +27% 90
Vermont 660 770 +17% 90
Puerto Rico 440 550 +25% 60
Virgin Islands No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Northern Mariana Islands No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Guam No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
American Samoa No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available

*Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.