Medical Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

A Medical Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average wage of $14.83 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$26,016 - $50,000
$38K
MEDIAN: $37,756
50%

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$10.92 - $17.74
$11
$15
$18
MEDIAN: $14.93
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$37,756  
   
Bonus
$252.00  
Total Pay (?
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$23,142 - $38,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.92 - $17.74  
   
Overtime
$10.22 - $29.34  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$252.00  
   
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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$23,142 - $38,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Medical Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Medical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 30 salaries. A Medical Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries


▲2%


Internal Medicine
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Phlebotomy
▼1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼1%

Scheduling
▼1%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▼1%

▼2%

Insurance
▼2%

Billing
▼3%


▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 37%
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