Average Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Hourly Pay

$15.30
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$499
Bonus
$600
Commission
$1,048
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The average hourly pay for a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is $15.30.
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$11.87
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$15.30
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$19.50
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$12 - $20
Bonus
$100 - $1,473
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$51 - $5,817
Commission
$0 - $600
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$24,809 - $41,134
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What Do Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

4.1 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) are from the companies Allina Hospitals and Clinics, Novant Health and Ascension Health. Reported salaries are highest at Allina Hospitals and Clinics where the average pay is $19.61. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Novant Health and Advocate Medical Group, earning around $17.77 and $17.54, respectively. Baptist Health pays the lowest at around $14.93. Indiana University (IU) Health and WellStar Health System also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.49 and $15.96, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)s?

Skills in Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Phlebotomy, Scheduling, Triage and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)s?

An entry-level Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.12 based on 319 salaries. An early career Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.28 based on 2,372 salaries. A mid-career Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.79 based on 1,682 salaries. An experienced Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.70 based on 1,538 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 28.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (14.7% more) and Dallas, Texas (7.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,544 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
36.2%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
23.5%
Late Career
9.7%