A Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $12.99 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Internal Medicine and Procedures.
Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$18,542 - $38,810
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34K
39K
MEDIAN: $26,806
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Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$9.75 - $16.97
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$18,542 - $38,810  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,482  
Total Pay (?
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$20,218 - $36,534  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 495
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.75 - $16.97  
   
Overtime
$6.14 - $25.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,482  
   
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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$20,218 - $36,534  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 495
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$28,000

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Internal Medicine
up arrow 18%
up arrow 7%
Billing
up arrow 5%
Insurance
up arrow 5%
Medical Records
up arrow 4%
Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 4%
Family Practice
up arrow 1%
National Average
$28,000
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 55 votes.
Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 37%
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