Medical Assistant in Knoxville, Tennessee Salary

A Medical Assistant in Knoxville, Tennessee earns an average wage of $13.49 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Procedures and Patient Education.

$10.03 - $16.61
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MEDIAN: $13.49
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $16.61  
   
Overtime
$21.54  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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$20,911 - $36,597  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Knoxville, Tennessee

Knox County, Tennessee
185,312
Male:
89,978 (48.6%)
Female:
95,334 (51.4%)
Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. The city had an estimated population of 185,291 in 2015 and a population of 178,874 as of the 2010 census, making it the state's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had an estimated population of 852,715. The KMSA is, in turn, the central component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had a population of 1,096,961. First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied alternately by both Confederate and Union armies. Following the war,...
Knoxville:
$37,200
Tennessee:
$47,275
$772
Knoxville:
$125,900
Tennessee:
$150,600
4.3%

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Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$29,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Procedures
▲15%

Patient Education
▲13%

Triage
▲5%

Medical Records
▲1%

National Average
$29,000

Phlebotomy
▼1%

Customer Service
▼1%

Family Practice
▼1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼5%

Scheduling
▼6%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 16%