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Medical Assistant Salary in San Diego, California

The average wage for a Medical Assistant in San Diego, California is $14.14 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Insurance and Procedures.
$20,328 - $40,000
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MEDIAN: $30,000
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,328 - $40,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,237  
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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$20,734 - $40,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $18.72  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $28.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,237  
   
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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$20,734 - $40,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant in San Diego, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Medical Assistant in San Diego, California Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 11%


National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Medical Assistant in San Diego, California Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 11%

Procedures
up arrow 10%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 10%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 9%

Pediatrics
up arrow 5%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%

National Average
$30,000

Triage
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%


Phlebotomy
up arrow 11%

Medical Records
up arrow 13%

Billing
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 31%