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Medical Assistant Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

A Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $12.67 per hour. A skill in Internal Medicine is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$17,517 - $48,742
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39,036
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Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$9.14 - $18.45
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,517 - $48,742  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $873  
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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$19,105 - $41,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $18.45  
   
Overtime
$9.64 - $26.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $873  
   
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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$19,105 - $41,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$27,000

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Internal Medicine
up arrow 13%
Triage
up arrow 6%
Patient Education
up arrow 5%
Phlebotomy
up arrow 4%
Procedures
up arrow 4%
Family Practice
up arrow 1%
Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$27,000
Scheduling
up arrow 1%
Insurance
up arrow 5%
Medical Records
up arrow 9%
Pediatrics
up arrow 9%
Billing
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 29%