$29,874
Avg. Salary
$13.66
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$408

Bonus

$800

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is $13.66 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is $29,874 per year.

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$10.58
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$17.17
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$19k
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MEDIAN $29,874
$19,254 - $39,818
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$0$39K
Salary $19,254 - $39,818
Bonus $96.88 - $1,026
Profit Sharing $800
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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$22,105 - $36,381
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 201
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $10.58 - $17.17
Hourly Tips $2.05
Overtime $12.38 - $25.01
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $96.88 - $1,026
Profit Sharing $800
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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$22,105 - $36,381
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,997

Job Description for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Certified medical assistants (CMAs) have duties and responsibilities related to patient care in a clinic environment. The CMA maintains the inventory of supplies for examination and procedure rooms, assists in the organization of patient flow, and organizes the clinic environment to ensure patient safety. They are also responsible for cleaning all supplies. The CMA functions under direct supervision of the physician when determining competencies and performing clinical tasks during patient care. The CMA reports to the clinic manager or lead nurse, who is responsible for administrative supervision.

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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

16%

6%

-2%

-5%

National Average: $28,748

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

For Entry-Level Certified Medical Assistants, working in the bustling city of Minneapolis has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Certified Medical Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Portland (+18 percent), Greensboro (+15 percent), Charleston (+14 percent), and Baltimore (+13 percent). Raleigh ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Greenville (8 percent lower) and Milwaukee (7 percent lower).

Key Stats for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 462 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Salaries

Family Practice/Pediatrics
▲1%


National Average
$29,000

Patient Education
▼1%

Triage
▼1%

Family Practice
▼1%

Medical Records
▼1%

Office Administration
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Internal Medicine
▼1%

Billing
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼1%


▼2%

Scheduling
▼3%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 462 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 32%