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Medical Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $14.05 per hour. A skill in Internal Medicine 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)
$19K
$36K
$55K
MEDIAN: $35,818
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50%
90%

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$10.13 - $17.74
(Median)
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$19,371 - $55,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $972  
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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$21,072 - $38,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $17.74  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $972  
   
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).
)
$21,072 - $38,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 241

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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.

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Experience Affects Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%



National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


up arrow 7%



Medical Records
up arrow 5%

Patient Education
up arrow 5%

Insurance
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Phlebotomy
0%

Family Practice
0%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
0%

National Average
$30,000

Billing
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 34%