The average rate for a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) is $12.80 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Total Pay (?
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$19,749 - $40,149
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MEDIAN: $29,383
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Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Total Pay (?
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$9.82 - $16.45
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,749 - $40,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $966  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $3,495  
Total Pay (?
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$20,553 - $35,740  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,777
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $16.45  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $24.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $966  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $3,495  
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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$20,553 - $35,740  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,777
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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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Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
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: 62% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 35%
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