Clinical Medical Assistant Salary

A Clinical Medical Assistant earns an average wage of $13.73 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Patient Education and Insurance.

$20,147 - $45,371
$20K
$31K
$45K
MEDIAN: $31,274
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50%
90%

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$10.12 - $16.90
$10
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.47
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50%
90%

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$0$45K
Salary $20,147 - $45,371
Bonus $240.00
Total Pay (?
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$21,216 - $38,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.12 - $16.90
Overtime $12.75 - $32.00
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $240.00
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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$21,216 - $38,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 123

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Job Description for Clinical Medical Assistant

Clinical medical assistants perform basic patient care activities within healthcare organizations, generally under the supervision of a registered nurse. They perform duties such as helping patients with activities of daily living such as bathing, feeding patients, updating clinical records, and helping lift and move patients as needed. Clinical medical assistants also answer patients' call lights and help ensure their rooms are comfortable, as well assist patients in using the bathroom. Clinical medical assistants may also take patients' vital signs, collect and label samples or specimens to be sent to a laboratory for further study, and record relevant information into patients' files. They must inform other members of the healthcare team of any important changes in patients' conditions, and they need to follow relevant organizational guidelines and laws at all times.

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Clinical Medical Assistant Tasks

  • Provide support for physician durring medical exams and procedures.
  • File records and perform administrative tasks.
  • Provide patient support and education.
  • Record, process and evaluate patient information.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Medical Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Medical Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Medical Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 114 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Medical 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 28 salaries. An experienced Clinical Medical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 20 salaries. A Clinical Medical Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 5 salaries.

Clinical Medical Assistant Reviews

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

Clinical Medical Assistant in Fort Gratiot:
"Very Busy."
Pros: Helping patients get better.
Cons: The pay is so minimal.

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Key Stats for Clinical Medical Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Clinical Medical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$29,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Clinical Medical Assistant Salaries

Patient Education
▲14%

Insurance
▲14%

▲8%


National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 30%
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