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Medical Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $13.36 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Internal Medicine is associated with high pay for this job.
Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$19,378 - $39,133
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MEDIAN: $27,942
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Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$9.86 - $17.04
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,378 - $39,133  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,474  
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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$20,515 - $36,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $17.04  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $25.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,474  
   
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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$20,515 - $36,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 408
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$28,000

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Internal Medicine
up arrow 14%
up arrow 6%
Scheduling
up arrow 4%
Phlebotomy
up arrow 4%
Medical Records
up arrow 2%
Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 2%
Pediatrics
up arrow 2%
Insurance
up arrow 1%
Family Practice
0%
Billing
0%
National Average
$28,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 35%