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Medical Assistant Salary in San Diego, California

A Medical Assistant in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $14.18 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Insurance is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,228 - $40,452
(Median)
$23K
$31K
$40K
MEDIAN: $31,217
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$9.96 - $18.92
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$23,228 - $40,452  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,200  
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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$20,879 - $41,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $18.92  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $28.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,200  
   
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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$20,879 - $41,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191

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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.

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Experience Affects Medical Assistant in San Diego, California Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 12%


National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Medical Assistant in San Diego, California Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 11%

Procedures
up arrow 9%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 9%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 7%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Triage
up arrow 3%

Family Practice
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Medical Records
up arrow 3%



Billing
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 32%
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