The average rate for a Medical Assistant (Certified) in Portland, Oregon is $16.97 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$14.44 - $19.48
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MEDIAN: $16.97
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Hourly Rate
$14.44 - $19.48  
   
Overtime
$22.66  
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Bonus
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$29,790 - $41,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant (Certified)

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

Key Stats for Medical Assistant (Certified)

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
040
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%


National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Medical Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Cardiology
up arrow 9%

Procedures
up arrow 5%

Dermatology
up arrow 5%

Triage
up arrow 3%


Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Phlebotomy
0%

National Average
$36,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Medical Records
up arrow 2%


Wound Care
up arrow 5%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Acute Care
up arrow 8%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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