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Medical Assistant Salary in Los Angeles

A Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $12.95 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Triage and Internal Medicine. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
$19,348 - $48,608
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MEDIAN: $36,650
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,348 - $48,608  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $888  
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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$19,274 - $42,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $18.82  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $27.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $888  
   
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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$19,274 - $42,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 14%


National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Triage
up arrow 12%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 11%


Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 2%

Procedures
up arrow 2%

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

Family Practice
0%

National Average
$28,000

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Medical Records
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Pediatrics
up arrow 11%

Billing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 29%