$34,455
Avg. Salary
$14.92
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Clinical Assistant is $14.92 per hour.

The average pay for a Clinical Assistant is $34,455 per year.

10%
$11.00
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$14.92
50%
$20.26
90%
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10%
$24k
10%
$34k
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$61k
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MEDIAN $34,455
$24,030 - $61,194
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MEDIAN: $34,455
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$0$61K
Salary $24,030 - $61,194
Bonus $196 - $2,521
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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$23,157 - $44,005
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 85
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $11.00 - $20.26
Overtime $7.42 - $29.80
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $196 - $2,521
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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$23,157 - $44,005
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 634

Job Description for Clinical Assistant

Clinical assistants are responsible for assisting clinical professionals with day-to-day clinical tasks in their organization. They are in charge of completing administrative activities, as well as more complex clinical duties. Their main functions include coordinating front desk responsibilities and maintaining proper documentation, as well as keeping accurate supplies and inventory records and ordering new items as needed. They also complete routine clinical duties such as drawing blood and taking temperatures, as well as complete training programs to increase their productivity and assist with other clinical tasks.

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Clinical Assistant Tasks
  • Provide clinical care, conduct exams, and collect basic information from and for patients.
  • Enter data into online systems, following regulations and ensuring accuracy.
  • Schedule patients, rooms, and equipment and ensure room turnover.
  • Educate patients, advocates and families about diagnoses, treatments and options.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Assistant


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It's not very common for Clinical Assistants to move on to become Registered Nurses. Average pay for a Registered Nurse is $56K annually. However, becoming a Medical Assistant or Administrative Assistant is a more frequent transition for Clinical Assistants.

Clinical Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Clinical Assistant


Clinical Assistants seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Scheduling, Patient Education, Patient Counseling, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 9 percent. Medical Records and Medical Terminology, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Phlebotomy and Medical Terminology.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 302 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Clinical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 63 salaries. A Clinical Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-6%

National Average: $31,579

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

For those looking to make money, Clinical Assistants in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 48 percent above the national average. Clinical Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+43 percent), Falls Church (+32 percent), Charlotte (+25 percent), and Philadelphia (+18 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Baltimore, 14 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (12 percent lower) and Houston (11 percent lower).

Clinical Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Clinical Assistant?

Clinical Assistant in San Diego:
"Clinical Assistant in San Diego."
Pros: Nice weather
Cons: Not sure

Clinical Assistant in Stamford:
"Good days and bad fays."
Pros: My co workers
Cons: When staff is short

Clinical Assistant in Motherwell:
"If you cant smile at work your in the wrong job."
Pros: Being thanked by the patients, the flexible hours I can work and spend time with my kids thanks to the flexibility of hours.
Cons: Not being able to send a patient home to their family.

Clinical Assistant in San Ramon:
"A positive attitude is infectious."
Put your best self forward each day and with every patient. Treat patients and parents the way you would like to be treated. Take your time with each patient and be sure to complete every task with a smile.

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Key Stats for Clinical Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Clinical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$32,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Clinical Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
▲8%

Patient Education
▲8%

Patient Counseling
▲5%



▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Medical Terminology
▼10%

Medical Records
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 31%