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Medical Assistant Salary and Jobs Data for Wyoming


Wyoming State SealFor those looking for a medical assistant job in Wyoming this information should be of use to you. As you might expect there are not that many medical assistant jobs in Wyoming. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in their latest report, Wyoming ranks number 49 among the states for medical assistant employment. There are about 620 jobs in the state.

However the news is better when you look at the average salaries in Wyoming. The state ranks 23rd for average annual salaries of medical assistants. So while there may not be that many jobs in the state the jobs there have a good salary.

 
The table below breaks out the statewide data in more detail reporting employment and salaries for both the metropolitan areas in the state as well as areas outside the major cities.

Medical Assistant Salary and Jobs Information for Wyoming

Area nameEmploymentHourly mean wageAnnual mean wageHourly median wageAnnual median wage
Casper, WY110$15.82$32,900$15.65$32,550
Cheyenne WY160$14.14$29,410$14.25$29,630
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area100$13.40$27,860$13.20$27,450
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area90$15.10$31,420$15.23$31,680
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area90$14.08$29,290$13.77$28,650
Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area70$14.96$31,110$14.02$29,160
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

The two metropolitan areas for which data is available are Cheyenne and Casper. Employment there is 160 and 110 jobs respectively. The remaining jobs are scattered throughout the state.

When you look at average annual salaries in the state you notice that Casper has a relatively higher average salary than Cheyenne. Average salaries in Casper are $32,900 while in Cheyenne they are $29,410. It would appear that where you are looking for a job in Wyoming may have an influence on the salary you might find.

Remember though that these numbers are estimates for a relatively few number of jobs reported in the state. You might find some significant variation in your own job search. The best thing you can do to get the best jobs out there, is to make yourself as qualified as possible.

Get the right education and training. Make sure you get a medical assistant certification and take the time to prepare a strong resume and cover letter – ones that will make prospective employers want to interview you. If you take the time to do this properly, you will be successful in your job search. It is your future – do everything you can to make the best of it.