The average rate for a Medical Assistant in Newport Beach, California is $16.65 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, 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 field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Triage, Dermatology, and Procedures.

$11.90 - $19.76
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$12
$17
$20
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Hourly Rate
$11.90 - $19.76  
   
Overtime
$26.73  
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Bonus
$1,850  
   
Commission
$3,400  
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$24,735 - $43,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Newport Beach, California

Orange County, California
87,131
Male:
43,161 (49.5%)
Female:
43,970 (50.5%)
Newport Beach is a seaside city in Orange County, California, United States. Its population was 85,287 at the 2010 census. Newport Beach is also home to Newport Harbor. The city's median family income and property values consistently place high in national rankings. The Daily Pilot, a newspaper published in the neighboring city of Costa Mesa but which serves the greater Newport-Mesa community, reported in 2010 that more than a quarter of households have an income greater than $200,000, and the median value for homes exceeds $1 million. The Upper Bay of Newport is a canyon, which was carved by a stream in the Pleistocene period. The lower bay of Newport was formed much later by sand that was brought along by ocean currents, which constructed the offshore beach that is now recognized as the Balboa Peninsula of Newport Beach. Before settlers reached the coasts of California, the Newport area and surrounding areas...
Newport Beach:
$123,351
California:
$64,500
$2,148
Newport Beach:
$1,709,300
California:
$449,100
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Triage
up arrow 23%

Dermatology
up arrow 18%

Procedures
up arrow 13%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Medical Records
up arrow 7%

Scheduling
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Insurance
up arrow 9%

Billing
up arrow 11%

Patient Education
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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