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
(Median)
$12
$17
$20
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.90 - $19.76  
   
Overtime
$26.73  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,850  
   
Commission
$3,400  
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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$24,735 - $43,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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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