A Medical Office Assistant in Kelowna, British Columbia earns an average wage of C$16.97 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$37,700 - C$54,000
C$46K
MEDIAN: C$45,600
50%
C$13.09 - C$20.79
C$13
C$17
C$21
MEDIAN: C$16.76
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$54K
Salary C$45,600
Bonus C$650
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$27,729 - C$46,068
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$13.09 - C$20.79
Overtime C$29.75
Annual Data C$0C$46K
Bonus C$650
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$27,729 - C$46,068
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Medical Office Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
C$36,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Medical Office Assistant Salaries

Medical Records
▲12%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲11%

Office Administration
▲5%

Transcription
▲5%

Billing
▲2%

National Average
C$36,000

Scheduling
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 42%