A Medical Assistant in Torrance, California earns an average wage of $15.12 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Cardiology is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$17,379 - $38,000
(Median)
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$19K
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MEDIAN: $18,745
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$10.90 - $18.53
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$15
$19
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,746  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$20,846 - $39,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.90 - $18.53  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.42  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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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$20,846 - $39,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries


Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 12%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
0%

National Average
$31,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Procedures
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Insurance
up arrow 8%

Medical Records
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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