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Medical Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $13.83 per hour. A skill in Procedures is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
$19,371 - $55,000
(Median)
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36K
48K
55K
MEDIAN: $35,818
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$10.07 - $17.70
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$19,371 - $55,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
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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$20,958 - $38,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $17.70  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
   
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).
)
$20,958 - $38,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

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

Experience Affects Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%



National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


up arrow 9%

Patient Education
up arrow 9%



Medical Records
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Insurance
up arrow 5%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Family Practice
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Phlebotomy
0%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
0%

Billing
0%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 34%