The average wage for a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) in Chicago, Illinois is $15.59 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Internal Medicine and Procedures.

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MEDIAN: $37,000
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$11.47 - $20.06
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$37,000  
   
Bonus
$7,750  
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$22,880 - $45,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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$11.47 - $20.06  
   
Overtime
$30.23  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$7,750  
   
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$22,880 - $45,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Experience Affects Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%


National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Salaries

Internal Medicine
up arrow 12%

Procedures
up arrow 11%

Pediatrics
up arrow 6%


Triage
up arrow 5%

Patient Education
up arrow 5%

Family Practice
up arrow 2%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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