A Medical Office Assistant in Edmonton, Alberta earns an average wage of C$16.15 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Scheduling and Transcription. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$24,080 - C$50,131
C$24K
C$32K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$32,000
10%
50%
90%
C$13.26 - C$21.95
C$13
C$17
C$22
MEDIAN: C$16.70
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$50K
Salary C$24,080 - C$50,131
Bonus C$750
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$27,510 - C$46,458
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data C$0C$25
Hourly Rate C$13.26 - C$21.95
Overtime C$23.92
Annual Data C$0C$46K
Bonus C$750
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$27,510 - C$46,458
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

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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Medical Office 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 Office Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Office Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Medical Office Assistant Salaries

▲7%

National Average
C$35,000

▼3%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Skills That Affect Medical Office Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
▲11%

Transcription
▲8%


National Average
C$35,000

Billing
▼1%

Medical Records
▼2%

Office Administration
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 56%