Medical Assistant in Memphis, Tennessee Salary

The average wage for a Medical Assistant in Memphis, Tennessee is $12.91 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$9.97 - $16.36
$10
$14
$16
MEDIAN: $13.64
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $9.97 - $16.36
Overtime $17.80
Annual Data $0$36K
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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$20,823 - $36,160
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

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About Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
6.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Medical Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Medical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 16 salaries. A Medical Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

▲10%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$29,000

▼5%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Patient Education
▲3%

Procedures
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

▼1%

▼2%

Internal Medicine
▼3%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▼3%

Medical Records
▼6%

Family Practice
▼8%


▼13%


Insurance
▼14%

Pediatrics
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 22%
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