A Medical Assistant in New Orleans, Louisiana earns an average wage of $13.02 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

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MEDIAN: $29,360
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$10.70 - $15.36
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$29,360  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$22,434 - $32,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Hourly Rate
$10.70 - $15.36  
   
Overtime
$23.25  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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$22,434 - $32,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish, Louisiana
389,617
Male:
185,736 (47.7%)
Female:
203,881 (52.3%)
New Orleans (/njuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as...
New Orleans:
$39,077
Louisiana:
$45,727
$947
New Orleans:
$216,800
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.4%

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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries


National Average
$27,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Billing
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 3%

Procedures
up arrow 2%

Triage
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
0%

National Average
$27,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Medical Records
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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