A Medical Office Assistant in Toronto, Ontario earns an average wage of C$14.70 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Billing, Medical Records, Office Administration, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

C$22,000 - C$43,522
C$22K
C$33K
C$44K
MEDIAN: C$32,670
10%
50%
90%
C$11.40 - C$20.38
C$11
C$15
C$20
MEDIAN: C$14.87
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$43K
Salary C$22,000 - C$43,522
Bonus C$400
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$23,497 - C$42,609
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data C$0C$20
Hourly Rate C$11.40 - C$20.38
Overtime C$19.27
Annual Data C$0C$42K
Bonus C$400
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$23,497 - C$42,609
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

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
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Medical Office Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
C$31,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Medical Office Assistant Salaries

Billing
▲17%

Medical Records
▲15%

Office Administration
▲14%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲11%

National Average
C$31,000

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▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 70%