Clinical Assistant Salary

A Clinical Assistant earns an average wage of $13.85 per hour. A skill in Patient Education is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$24,070 - $64,179
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$64K
MEDIAN: $36,182
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$10.04 - $18.79
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$24,070 - $64,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,459  
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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$21,207 - $43,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $18.79  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $29.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,459  
   
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).
)
$21,207 - $43,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 418
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Job Description for Clinical Assistant

Clinical assistants are responsible for assisting clinical professionals with day-to-day clinical tasks in their organization. They are in charge of completing administrative activities, as well as more complex clinical duties. Their main functions include coordinating front desk responsibilities and maintaining proper documentation, as well as keeping accurate supplies and inventory records and ordering new items as needed. They also complete routine clinical duties such as drawing blood and taking temperatures, as well as complete training programs to increase their productivity and assist with other clinical tasks.

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Clinical Assistant Tasks

  • Schedule patients, rooms, and equipment and ensure room turnover.
  • Educate patients, advocates and families about diagnoses, treatments and options.
  • Provide clinical care, conduct exams, and collect basic information from and for patients.
  • Enter data into online systems, following regulations and ensuring accuracy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Clinical Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Clinical Assistant Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 13%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%

National Average
$30,000

Scheduling
up arrow 16%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 19%

Medical Records
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 25%
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