Medical Assistant in Sacramento, California Salary

A Medical Assistant in Sacramento, California earns an average wage of $15.10 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Pediatrics and Dermatology. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$25,638 - $39,082
$30K
MEDIAN: $29,952
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$10.85 - $22.62
$11
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.10
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$29,952  
   
Bonus
$1,900  
Total Pay (?
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$23,103 - $45,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $22.62  
   
Overtime
$21.36  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,900  
   
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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$23,103 - $45,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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About Sacramento, California

Sacramento County, California
490,715
Male:
237,724 (48.4%)
Female:
252,991 (51.6%)
Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ/; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California, and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City". Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John...
Sacramento:
$52,151
California:
$64,500
$1,085
Sacramento:
$287,300
California:
$449,100
5.1%

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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 $30,000 based on 52 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 $34,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Medical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 26 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 $33,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

▲10%

▲9%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$32,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Pediatrics
▲20%

Dermatology
▲12%


Triage
▲7%

Internal Medicine
▲6%


Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▲3%

▲2%

▲2%


Patient Education
▲1%

National Average
$32,000

Medical Records
▼2%

Phlebotomy
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Insurance
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 21%