Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Salary (United States)

A Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) earns an average wage of $12.90 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Dermatology, Orthopedics, and Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN).
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Total Pay (?
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$19,827 - $40,082
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MEDIAN: $29,606
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Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Total Pay (?
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$9.87 - $16.53
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,827 - $40,082  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $844  
Profit Sharing
$153.15 - $4,248  
Total Pay (?
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$20,669 - $35,860  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,612
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $16.53  
   
Overtime
$9.97 - $24.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $844  
   
Profit Sharing
$153.15 - $4,248  
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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$20,669 - $35,860  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,612
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Job Description for Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

A registered medical assistant, or RMA, is a trained medical assistant who has formally been educated to become a medical assistant. Most commonly, a registered medical assistant will work in a doctor's office. A registered medical assistant is usually responsible for a variety of tasks, such as communicating with insurance companies, answering phone lines, and scheduling patients' appointments. They must be able to accurately enter data into a patient's chart either electronically or physically.
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Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Tasks
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Interview and record patients' medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Collect, prepare and log blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • May assist with administrative duties including scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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$27,000
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Experience Affects Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Salaries

National Average
$27,000

Skills That Affect Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Salaries

Orthopedics
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Injections
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Phlebotomy
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Family Practice
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$27,000
vital signs
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Gender

Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 35%
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