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Medical Assistant Supervisor Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Medical Assistant Supervisors in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $16.48 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and one-half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,720 - $50,252
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$50K
MEDIAN: $39,387
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$12.06 - $20.86
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,720 - $50,252  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
Profit Sharing
$1,850 - $3,750  
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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$26,801 - $46,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $20.86  
   
Overtime
$16.13 - $30.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,850 - $3,750  
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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$26,801 - $46,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 292
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Job Description for Medical Assistant Supervisor

Medical assistant supervisors' responsibilities mostly concern the supervision of other staff in their medical practice, as well as supervision of procedures and day-to-day operations. Individuals in this position report to a management-level employee through reports, but most regular communication is with fellow staff such as other medical assistants, laboratory staff, or physicians. These supervisors must also be involved in the hiring process, along with discipline and performance reviews. Medical assistant supervisor positions are a combination of medical care and management roles, and they are available in a wide variety of medical organizations (some providing general care and others providing specialized care).

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Medical Assistant Supervisor Tasks

  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure adherence to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Supervise medical assisting staff and give clinical direction.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Maintain departmental day-to-day patient flow, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.

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Professional skills reported by Medical Assistant Supervisors are few in number. Those who have experience with Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records, and Phlebotomy can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Phlebotomy and Electronic Medical Records.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant Supervisor

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


For Medical Assistant Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker earns $32K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $35K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Medical Assistant Supervisors make a median salary of $38K. Medical Assistant Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $42K.

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Experience Affects Medical Assistant Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 27%