Average Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$16.41
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The average hourly pay for a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in Chicago, Illinois is $16.41.
10%
$13.23
10%
$16.41
50%
$21.84
90%
90%
MEDIAN $16.41
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $22
Bonus
$0 - $800
Total Pay
$26,792 - $46,014

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Job Description for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Career Paths

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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
Medical Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Skills in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Phlebotomy and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

An early career Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.40 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.07 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.21 based on 20 salaries.
Employees with Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 14.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (7.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.4% less) and Houston, Texas (6.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Early Career
30.4%
Mid Career
26.1%
Experienced
43.5%