WV has some of the best medical assistant jobs in the country.
Now, a new study by The Wall Street Journal shows just how well they work.
Here are the top medical assistant positions in the state.1.
Medical Laboratory Director4.
Mental Health Specialist8.
Assistant to the medical directorIn total, the study found that about 15 percent of all new hires in WV had to get their first job in the medical field.
It also found that the average salary for a WVa medical assistant was $43,000, compared to an average salary of $41,000 for a dental assistant.
In other words, WV salaries are comparable to those in the U.S.
A new WV job pays up to $47,000 per year and will likely be a higher-paying job than dental assistants, according to the Journal.
So, here’s how to get your WV doctorate.