Medical Assistant in Birmingham, Alabama Salary

The average rate for a Medical Assistant in Birmingham, Alabama is $12.87 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Scheduling, Cardiology, Procedures, and Internal Medicine.

$9.28 - $17.22
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MEDIAN: $12.94
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.28 - $17.22  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,451 - $37,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County, Alabama
214,911
Male:
102,122 (47.5%)
Female:
112,789 (52.5%)
Birmingham (/ˈbɜːrmɪŋhæm/ BUR-ming-ham) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 in the 2010 United States Census. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, one of the UK's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry. In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor...
Birmingham:
$32,378
Alabama:
$44,765
$743
Birmingham:
$93,000
Alabama:
$134,100
6.2%

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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 $24,000 based on 25 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 $26,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Medical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 12 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 $30,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

▲14%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$27,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

▲20%

Cardiology
▲15%

Procedures
▲14%

Internal Medicine
▲10%

Microsoft Office
▲4%

Dermatology
▲4%


Phlebotomy
▲2%

Patient Education
▲2%

National Average
$27,000

Triage
▼1%

Family Practice
▼1%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▼1%


Pediatrics
▼4%

Medical Records
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 21%
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