Medical Assistants with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills take home approximately $14.56 per hour on average. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the company and experience level are driving factors as well. The majority of Medical Assistants with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — slightly less than a third — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$21,284 - $41,056
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$21,284 - $41,056  
   
Bonus
$98.87 - $2,023  
Profit Sharing
$1,484  
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$23,383 - $40,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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$11.21 - $18.80  
   
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$0.00  
Overtime
$15.09 - $28.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$98.87 - $2,023  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,484  
Total Pay (?
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$23,383 - $40,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,690

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Medical Assistants with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills flock to Planned Parenthood, Ob-Gyn Associates, Womens Health Group, Kaiser Permanente, and Mercy Hospital, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. The biggest paychecks can be found at Kaiser Permanente — the median salary there is $38K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Banner Health, Women's Health Specialists, and Planned Parenthood, where earnings of $32K, $32K, or $31K are standard for Medical Assistants with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Mercy Hospital ($28K), Womens Health Group ($28K), and Planned Parenthood ($31K).

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Medical Assistants with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $28K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $31K. Medical Assistants with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $34K. Medical Assistants with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $35K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,543

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Surpassing the national average by 30 percent, Medical Assistants with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. Medical Assistants with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+22 percent), New York (+14 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), and Chicago (+10 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Medical Assistants with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills is geography, with workers in San Antonio earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Los Angeles (9 percent lower) and St. Louis (6 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 273 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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