C$36,232
Avg. Salary
C$16.62
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$499

Bonus

C$1,728

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Office Assistant is C$16.62 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Office Assistant is C$36,232 per year.

10%
C$13.04
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C$16.62
50%
C$21.69
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$16.62
10%
C$25k
10%
C$36k
50%
C$49k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$36,232
C$24,512 - C$49,115
C$25K
C$36K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$36,232
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50%
90%
C$13.04 - C$21.69
C$13
C$17
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MEDIAN: C$16.62
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90%
C$0C$49K
Salary C$24,512 - C$49,115
Bonus C$103 - C$1,465
Commission C$1,728
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$26,958 - C$45,920
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 205
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$13.04 - C$21.69
Hourly Tips C$1.77
Overtime C$12.26 - C$32.11
Annual Data C$0C$45K
Bonus C$103 - C$1,465
Commission C$1,728
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$26,958 - C$45,920
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,319

Job Description for Medical Office Assistant

Medical office assistants are often considered the glue that holds a clinic or doctor's office together. While they don't normally have any formal medical training, they are the persons who help keep the office running as smoothly as possible. They provide a wide spectrum of office administration functions, including recordkeeping and patient documentation. In some practices, they may also work to assist in preparing patients for basic examination procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Office Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Medical Office Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Office Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 537 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Office Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 184 salaries. An experienced Medical Office Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 155 salaries. A Medical Office Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 74 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$34,927

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Medical Office Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Office Assistant?

Medical Office Assistant in Calgary:
"Good but can be tough commuting to work."
Pros: That it is a large population that has many needs so there are lots of opportunities.
Cons: Although there are many opportunities, there are a lot of people looking for jobs so the market can be quite saturated at times.

Medical Office Assistant in Port Coquitlam:
"Underpaid overwork."
Pros: I enjoy the atmosphere with the patients
Cons: No appreciation.

Medical Office Assistant in Lethbridge:
"Good."
Pros: Love the city
Cons: Nothing

Medical Office Assistant in Fredericton:
"It was amazing. Love learning new things daily."
Pros: Love working with people. Love learning new things, and the paste. I like working with coworkers that have the same goals at work.
Cons: The least thing I like about any job is when front staff and the Doctors don't communicate with each other cause in the end it makes more work for everyone.

Medical Office Assistant in North Vancouver:
"Demanding, but rewarding."
Be prepared for demanding patients and doctors, but helping those who medically need it is rewarding.

Medical Office Assistant in Vancouver:
"The right career path"
Learn as much as you can from walk in clinics.

Medical Office Assistant in Woodbridge:
"I Love it"
Pros: I really like the medical part of my job, I find it very interesting etc. Medical reports, Labs, surgical reports, transcription. I also like being able to help people and make a difference. Also, because I am very organized and very good at multi-tasking, it helps me to fit right in to keep an office run smoothly.
Cons: Just that sometimes you can get really bad patient/client. But this you can get at any customer service job.

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Key Stats for Medical Office Assistant

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 202 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Medical Office Assistant Salaries

▲19%

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
C$35,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Medical Office Assistant Salaries

▲2%


Medical Terminology
▲2%


National Average
C$35,000


▼1%

Medical Records
▼2%

Customer Service
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 202 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 63%