Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Salary

The average rate for a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) is $14.08 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$18,427 - $43,821
$18K
$30K
$44K
MEDIAN: $29,569
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$11.17 - $17.73
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MEDIAN: $14.21
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$0$43K
Salary $18,427 - $43,821
Bonus $100.67 - $1,523
Profit Sharing $2,850
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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$23,245 - $37,846
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $11.17 - $17.73
Hourly Tips $2.52
Overtime $11.74 - $25.94
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $100.67 - $1,523
Profit Sharing $2,850
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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$23,245 - $37,846
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,580

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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

  • 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.
  • Collect, prepare and log blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Interview and record patients' medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 1,420 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 702 salaries. An experienced Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 626 salaries. A Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 237 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,921

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Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)?

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) in Brighton:
"Good and Bad."
Pros: The things I love most about my job would be the fact that I work in a pediatricians office. I get to build bonds with children and be apart of their growth.
Cons: The lack of flexibility of hours that our office gives us. Forced to work severely ill or being frowned upon for leaving 20 minutes early to make it to the latest appointment available for yourself to be seen. Rude management. Not always treated respectively.

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) in Santa Maria:
Pros: Everything. I stay busy.
Cons: 1/2 staff are negative. Pay can be a little better. Management can be a little better.

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) in Gastonia:
"Awesome."
Pros: My responsibilities include answering phone calls. Phlebotomist. Assist the physician with procedures. Stock of all rooms. Inventory management. Medical immunization records review. Greet patients with the best care. Monitor vital signs. Enter all vitals in to the electronic medical records system. Make the patient feel welcome in the office. Assist all patients with any questions or problems they may need answered.
Cons: The worst part of my job is never knowing when I will be getting off from work.

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) in Roanoke:
"Office conditions."
Pros: Practice is independent and we are a small facility with a lot of patients but co workers work closely together. Able to stay busy and learn new things.
Cons: We do not receive yearly compensations ie raises, benefits are costly. Lack of appreciation and communication.

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) in Roanoke:
Pros: The patients and co workers.
Cons: Pay and insurance benefits.

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) in Portage:
"Awesome."
Pros: Cutting off casts and caring for people.
Cons: Answering phone calls.

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) in Saginaw:
"My job."
Pros: I love my patients. I enjoy making them feel good and better.
Cons: My boss. He never pays on time and is always constantly complainjng.

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Key Stats for Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 383 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Salaries

▲16%

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$30,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▲4%

▲2%

▲1%

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National Average
$30,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼1%

Family Practice
▼1%

Patient Education
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼1%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 383 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 27%
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