Medical Assistant in Palo Alto, California Salary

A Medical Assistant in Palo Alto, California earns an average wage of $22.90 per hour. A skill in Microsoft Office is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

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About Palo Alto, California

Santa Clara County, California
66,848
Male:
31,451 (47.0%)
Female:
35,397 (53.0%)
Palo Alto (/ˌpæloʊˈæltoʊ/; Spanish: [ˈpalo ˈalto]; from palo, literally "stick", colloquially "tree", and alto "tall"; meaning: "tall tree") is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States. The city shares its borders with East Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Stanford, Portola Valley, and Menlo Park. It is named after a coast redwood tree called El Palo Alto. Palo Alto was established by Leland Stanford Sr. when he founded Stanford University, following the death of his son, Leland Stanford Jr. The city includes portions of Stanford and is headquarters to a number of high-technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Space Systems/Loral, VMware, Tesla Motors, Ford Research and Innovation Center, PARC, Ning, IDEO, Skype, and Palantir Technologies. It has also served as an incubator to several other high-technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Logitech, Intuit, Pinterest,...
Palo Alto:
$147,737
California:
$64,500
$2,337
Palo Alto:
$0
California:
$449,100
1.6%

Medical Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
▼17%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲3%

National Average
$54,000

Procedures
▼4%

Scheduling
▼7%

Customer Service
▼10%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None:
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