The average wage for a Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, California is $13.67 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$23,800 - $43,588
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$24K
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$44K
MEDIAN: $34,817
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$10.51 - $20.04
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$11
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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Salary
$23,800 - $43,588  
   
Bonus
$100.00  
Total Pay (?
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$22,359 - $42,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.51 - $20.04  
   
Overtime
$1.83 - $34.58  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$100.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,359 - $42,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,888,117
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%



National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Procedures
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Billing
up arrow 2%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 4%

Triage
up arrow 5%




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




Pediatrics
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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