Medical Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $13.62 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
(Median)
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57K
MEDIAN: $38,639
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Medical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$9.96 - $17.56
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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 - $989  
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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$20,703 - $38,496  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $17.56  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $989  
   
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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$20,703 - $38,496  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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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

Insurance
up arrow 18%
Triage
up arrow 12%
Procedures
up arrow 12%
Patient Education
up arrow 10%
Internal Medicine
up arrow 9%
Customer Service
up arrow 6%
Medical Records
up arrow 6%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Billing
up arrow 2%
Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%
Family Practice
up arrow 1%
Pediatrics
up arrow 1%
Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
0%
National Average
$29,000

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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