Certified Medical Assistants in Houston, Texas take home an average $15.01 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

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MEDIAN: $15.01
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Hourly Rate
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Overtime
$14.56  
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$22,777 - $40,290  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%


National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Office Administration
up arrow 10%

Triage
up arrow 7%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 7%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 6%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Medical Records
0%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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