The average wage for an Entry-Level Medical Assistant is C$15.26 per hour.

C$23,358 - C$52,402
C$23K
C$35K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$35,134
10%
50%
90%
C$11.81 - C$20.19
C$12
C$15
C$20
MEDIAN: C$15.29
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$52K
Salary C$23,358 - C$52,402
Bonus C$0.00 - C$1,479
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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C$24,414 - C$43,257
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data C$0C$46
Hourly Rate C$11.81 - C$20.19
Hourly Tips C$1.08
Overtime C$1.00 - C$46.54
Annual Data C$0C$43K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$1,479
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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C$24,414 - C$43,257
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 201

Job Description for Medical Assistant

Most of the time, medical assistants work in doctors’ offices, hospitals, or medical clinics. They prepare treatment rooms to make sure that they are clean. They walk patients from waiting rooms to examination or treatment rooms. They interview patients. They take patients’ vital signs, such as temperature, weight, and blood pressure. They write down other information, such as why the patients come to their facility, their symptoms, and medication that patients are currently taking. They must place all information given by their patients in their medical records.

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Medical Assistant 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.

Medical Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 47%