Medical Assistant in Buffalo, New York Salary

The average rate for a Medical Assistant in Buffalo, New York is $13.49 per hour.

$10.07 - $17.03
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MEDIAN: $14.37
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $17.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$23.49  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$21,035 - $36,809  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
Buffalo:
$32,509
New York:
$60,850
$711
Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
$293,500
4.3%

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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 $26,000 based on 14 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 $31,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Medical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 5 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 $37,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$30,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Procedures
▼1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼5%

Triage
▼5%

Medical Records
▼6%

Scheduling
▼7%

Phlebotomy
▼7%

Patient Education
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Billing
▼9%

Customer Service
▼11%

Family Practice
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 50%
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