Clinical Assistant Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Clinical Assistant is $13.31 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Clinical Assistant Total Pay (?
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$24,690 - $55,325
(Median)
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55K
MEDIAN: $36,984
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Clinical Assistant Total Pay (?
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$9.86 - $18.54
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,690 - $55,325  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,016  
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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$20,858 - $42,135  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 362
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $18.54  
   
Overtime
$14.03 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,016  
   
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).
)
$20,858 - $42,135  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 362
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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.
Read more about: Medical Assistants

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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

Boston
up arrow 18%
Indianapolis
up arrow 17%
National Average
$29,000
Austin
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Clinical Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%
Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Clinical Assistant Salaries

Phlebotomy
up arrow 8%
Customer Service
up arrow 6%
clerical
up arrow 3%
National Average
$29,000
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%
Data Entry
up arrow 5%

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Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 25%
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