Medical Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $13.66 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Insurance, Triage, and Procedures. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$19,153 - $56,673
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57K
MEDIAN: $36,000
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Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$9.90 - $17.60
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$19,153 - $56,673  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
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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$20,581 - $38,560  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $17.60  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $25.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
   
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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$20,581 - $38,560  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 244
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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 28%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
National Average
$29,000

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 18%
Triage
up arrow 11%
Procedures
up arrow 10%
Internal Medicine
up arrow 8%
Patient Education
up arrow 8%
Customer Service
up arrow 6%
Medical Records
up arrow 6%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Family Practice
up arrow 2%
Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%
Pediatrics
up arrow 1%
Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
0%
Billing
0%
National Average
$29,000
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Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 37%
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