Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with Family Practice/Pediatrics Skills Salary

Certified Medical Assistants with Family Practice/Pediatrics skills take home an average $14.66 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Certified Medical Assistants with Family Practice/Pediatrics skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, nearly one in four claim no health benefits at all. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,532 - $51,064
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MEDIAN: $29,743
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$11.71 - $18.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,532 - $51,064  
   
Bonus
$393.05  
Total Pay (?
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$24,255 - $38,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $18.33  
   
Overtime
$8.05 - $26.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$393.05  
   
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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$24,255 - $38,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 277

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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.


For many Certified Medical Assistants with Family Practice/Pediatrics skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $29K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $31K. Certified Medical Assistants with Family Practice/Pediatrics skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $33K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Certified Medical Assistant with more than 20 years of experience can earn $37K on average.

Key Stats for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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