Medical Assistant Salary (Canada)

The average rate for a Medical Assistant is C$15.01 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Medical Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$22,846 - C$50,806
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MEDIAN: C$37,426
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Medical Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$11.13 - C$20.60
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MEDIAN: C$15.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$22,846 - C$50,806  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,011  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$23,250 - C$45,654  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$8C$16C$24
Hourly Rate
C$11.13 - C$20.60  
   
Overtime
C$10.81 - C$20.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$16KC$32KC$48K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$1,011  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$23,250 - C$45,654  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Toronto
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National Average
C$32,000
Ottawa
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Medical Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Medical Assistant?
Medical Assistant in Brockville:
"It's a very rewarding job, as you get to help people"
Pros: Being able to help people and provide good care
Cons: Very stressful and very busy practise

Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
C$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 13 votes.
Gender
Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 65%
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