Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

We asked 3,287 job seekers about their Registered Medical Assistant (RMA). This is what they told us:

  • 64% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
  • 76% said earning their Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) helped them make more money
  • 80% said earning their Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) helped them get a job
  • 95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

What are people saying about getting a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 3,282 responses

76% said earning their Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 3,282 responses

80% said earning their Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 3,284 responses

95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

Why did you decide to earn your Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)?

Based on 3,287 responses

Required for my current job
26%
Make more money
32%
Changing careers
30%
Get an edge over other candidates
14%
Help my career progression
64%
Other
11%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 2,326 responses

Medical Assistant View jobs
78%
Certified Medical Assistant View jobs
4%
Nursing Assistant View jobs
3%
Medical Receptionist View jobs
1%
Technician View jobs
1%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)?

2,296 people answered

“Employers prefer medical assistants to be certified or registered”

Sept. 26, 2019

“I wish I knew that a LPN program would have been a better choice.”

Sept. 26, 2019

“Didn't need to know nothing. I wish any RMA was let known of the Certified Medical Assistant and how to obtain it.”

Sept. 26, 2019

“And I should have just went for a nursing certificate”

Sept. 26, 2019

“I wish I had been more informed about different programs. I would have sought my LPN license instead.”

Sept. 26, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)?

2,490 people answered

“Take the time to go into a nursing program, its well worth the 2-4 years”

Sept. 26, 2019

“Study hard. You'll know every answer.”

Sept. 26, 2019

“The advice I would give a friend or family is to stay motivated, keep your head up and keep pushing.”

Sept. 26, 2019

“This certification is your best option.”

Sept. 26, 2019

“It is a great certification to get with many rewarding patients that you will meet.”

Sept. 25, 2019
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