A Medical Assistant in Pasadena, California earns an average wage of $13.77 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 Phlebotomy, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Medical Records, Procedures, and Scheduling.

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Overtime
$27.00  
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$21,243 - $40,205  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About Pasadena, California

Los Angeles County, California
142,246
Male:
67,712 (47.6%)
Female:
74,534 (52.4%)
Pasadena /ˌpæsəˈdiːnə/ is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of 2013, the estimated population of Pasadena was 139,731, making it the 183rd-largest city in the United States. Pasadena is the ninth-largest city in Los Angeles County. Pasadena was incorporated on June 19, 1886, becoming only the second city to be incorporated in what is now Los Angeles County, after Los Angeles (April 4, 1850). It is one of the primary cultural centers of the San Gabriel Valley. The city is known for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and Tournament of Roses parade. In addition, Pasadena is also home to many scientific and cultural institutions, including the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena City College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Art Center College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, the Norton Simon Museum and the USC Pacific Asia Museum. Indigenous culture and colonization The original inhabitants of...
Pasadena:
$77,312
California:
$64,500
$1,484
Pasadena:
$693,300
California:
$449,100
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Phlebotomy
up arrow 17%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 11%

Scheduling
up arrow 10%

Procedures
up arrow 10%

Medical Records
up arrow 10%

National Average
$29,000

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Insurance
up arrow 19%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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