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Medical Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $14.03 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$20,979 - $55,369
(Median)
$21K
$36K
$55K
MEDIAN: $36,222
10%
50%
90%

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$10.10 - $17.74
(Median)
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,979 - $55,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $977  
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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$21,207 - $38,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $17.74  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $977  
   
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).
)
$21,207 - $38,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 247
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

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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 6%


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 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$30,000

Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
up arrow 1%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Billing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 35%
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