Medical Assistant Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average rate for a Medical Assistant in San Diego, California is $14.01 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Medical Assistant in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$19,609 - $39,149
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,000
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Medical Assistant in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$9.88 - $18.60
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,609 - $39,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,208  
Total Pay (?
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$20,668 - $40,780  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $18.60  
   
Overtime
$10.43 - $26.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,208  
   
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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$20,668 - $40,780  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant in San Diego, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant in San Diego, California Salaries

Internal Medicine
up arrow 9%
Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 7%
Procedures
up arrow 5%
Pediatrics
up arrow 3%
National Average
$30,000
Family Practice
up arrow 1%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%
Triage
up arrow 2%
Customer Service
up arrow 7%
Phlebotomy
up arrow 17%
Scheduling
up arrow 17%
Medical Records
up arrow 18%
Patient Education
up arrow 18%
Insurance
up arrow 21%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 30%
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