Clinical Assistant Salary

A Clinical Assistant earns an average wage of $14.65 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$23,489 - $65,245
$23K
$35K
$65K
MEDIAN: $34,973
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$10.78 - $19.65
$11
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MEDIAN: $14.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,489 - $65,245  
   
Bonus
$350.00 - $2,300  
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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$22,806 - $43,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.78 - $19.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$10.42  
Overtime
$3.14 - $25.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$350.00 - $2,300  
   
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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$22,806 - $43,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 389

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Clinical Assistant


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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Assistant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,151

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Clinical Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Clinical Assistant?

Clinical Assistant in Motherwell:
"If you cant smile at work your in the wrong job."
Pros: Being thanked by the patients, the flexible hours I can work and spend time with my kids thanks to the flexibility of hours.
Cons: Not being able to send a patient home to their family.

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Key Stats for Clinical Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Clinical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

▲11%

▲6%

National Average
$31,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Clinical Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
▲10%

Patient Education
▲10%

Patient Counseling
▲6%

▲1%

Customer Service
▼0%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Medical Terminology
▼13%

Medical Records
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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