Clinical Assistant Salary

A Clinical Assistant earns an average wage of $13.96 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Patient Education is associated with high pay for this job.
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$24,211 - $65,520
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$66K
MEDIAN: $36,259
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$10.11 - $19.30
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$24,211 - $65,520  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
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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$21,378 - $43,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $19.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$10.42  
Overtime
$13.85 - $26.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
   
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).
)
$21,378 - $43,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 487
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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,273

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Clinical Assistant Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Clinical Assistant in San Ramon:
"A positive attitude is infectious."
Put your best self forward each day and with every patient. Treat patients and parents the way you would like to be treated. Take your time with each patient and be sure to complete every task with a smile.

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Experience Affects Clinical Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Clinical Assistant Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 13%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Phlebotomy
up arrow 9%

Scheduling
up arrow 12%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 17%

Medical Records
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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