Medical Office Assistant

Medical Office Assistant

Career Information

Employment & Advancement

Medical Administrative Assistant graduates, depending on the type of medical  facility they work at, usually start as a receptionist. With additional years of  experience, students can become medical secretaries and managers of larger medical offices, which have additional responsibilities of supervising other staff and/or working more closely with medical personnel in addition to performing administrative duties. Medical Administrative Assistants are employed in:

  • Medical Office Assistants
  • Admitting Clerks
  • Health Insurance benefit Administrator
  • Community Health Organizations
  • Government Health Departments


For specific salary information for Manitoba, go to:

Are Employers Hiring?

It is good to get into the habit of checking the hiring demand fairly frequently. The need for workers is dependent on many things such as the international market in which conditions can change quickly. The most up-to-date information is usually   specific job ads which can give you a sense of the current hiring need.

Specific jobs ads:

The next thing to research is the longer term trends by region.

Manitoba trends:

Finally, you can look at predictions about trends over a longer period of time:

Canada-wide trends:

Specific labour market information for Medical Office Assistants in Manitoba:

Additional Information:

Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals (MAHCP)

Canadian Medial Association

Manitoba Association of Medical Assistants

American Association of Medical Professionals

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