A medical assistant is a person who is trained to help medical practitioners in their work. The work includes working in areas like lab, pharmacy, theater, examination rooms, wards to mention just but a few. A ward assistant is trained specifically to help a doctor in what they do for example drawing blood, giving injections, taking vital signs among others, and many doctors in different places really need their help in attending to patients. Medical assistant salary in Hawaii ranges from 21,000 to 30,000. An example of the places that employment includes Ewa Beach, Hilo, Honolulu, Kahului, Kaneohe, Pearl city and Waipahu.