A Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with Triage skills earns an average wage of $14.49 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$21,326 - $48,585
(Median)
$21K
$30K
$49K
MEDIAN: $30,377
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$11.35 - $18.39
(Median)
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,326 - $48,585  
   
Bonus
$295.35 - $2,061  
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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$23,820 - $39,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.35 - $18.39  
   
Overtime
$14.95 - $26.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$295.35 - $2,061  
   
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).
)
$23,820 - $39,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 460
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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