The average rate for a Medical Assistant in Birmingham, Alabama is $13.29 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Procedures, Scheduling, and Cardiology.

$9.90 - $17.38
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $17.38  
   
Overtime
$21.38  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,436 - $37,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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

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

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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%


Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Procedures
up arrow 17%

Scheduling
up arrow 14%

Cardiology
up arrow 11%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 6%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Triage
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Dermatology
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Medical Records
up arrow 3%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 4%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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