Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $14.09 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$25,532 - $53,829
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$54K
MEDIAN: $36,220
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$10.21 - $17.82
(Median)
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,532 - $53,829  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
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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$21,519 - $38,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $17.82  
   
Overtime
$1.70 - $25.53  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
   
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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$21,519 - $38,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 281
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%



National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries




Triage
up arrow 4%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 4%

Medical Records
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$30,000

Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Billing
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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