Clinical Assistant Salary

A Clinical Assistant earns an average wage of $14.66 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$22,957 - $55,170
$23K
$36K
$55K
MEDIAN: $36,183
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50%
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$10.89 - $19.87
$11
$15
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MEDIAN: $14.78
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$0$55K
Salary $22,957 - $55,170
Bonus $302.01 - $2,583
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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$22,957 - $42,936
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $10.89 - $19.87
Overtime $2.14 - $25.12
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $302.01 - $2,583
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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$22,957 - $42,936
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 370

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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.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 302 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Clinical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 63 salaries. A Clinical Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,256

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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
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

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

Late-Career
▲14%

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$31,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Clinical Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
▲10%

Patient Education
▲9%

Patient Counseling
▲6%



▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Medical Terminology
▼9%

Medical Records
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 30%
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