$30,855
Avg. Salary
$14.55
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$503

Bonus

$1,023

Profit Sharing

$1,008

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $14.55 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $30,855 per year.

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$11.03
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$14.55
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$18.76
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$20k
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$45k
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MEDIAN $30,855
$20,341 - $45,185
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MEDIAN: $30,855
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$0$45K
Salary $20,341 - $45,185
Bonus $103 - $1,975
Profit Sharing $97.59 - $3,067
Commission $0.41 - $6,020
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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$22,970 - $40,197
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,525
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.03 - $18.76
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $3.95
Overtime $15.08 - $28.04
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $103 - $1,975
Commission $0.41 - $6,020
Profit Sharing $97.59 - $3,067
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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$22,970 - $40,197
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 36,711

Job Description for Medical Assistant

Most of the time, medical assistants work in doctors’ offices, hospitals, or medical clinics. They prepare treatment rooms to make sure that they are clean. They walk patients from waiting rooms to examination or treatment rooms. They interview patients. They take patients’ vital signs, such as temperature, weight, and blood pressure. They write down other information, such as why the patients come to their facility, their symptoms, and medication that patients are currently taking. They must place all information given by their patients in their medical records.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Medical Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 13,036 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 6,659 salaries. An experienced Medical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 5,032 salaries. A Medical Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 1,468 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,555

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Medical Assistant Advice

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

Medical Assistant in Austin:
"Payscale."
Investigate what current MA's are making because I was told completely wrong when I started out.

Medical Assistant in Virginia:
"There Are More Responsibilities That Are Being Passed On."
Being a medical assistant has it flaws I guess depending on where you at will make all the difference. Overall if people would work together where I work at things would be a lot better the Clinicans do not like to get clients signatures that have been seeing. And they expect the Medical Assistant to obtained those signatures for them. There are 2 medical assistants in this office and we have a total of close to 400 charts on our caseload.

Medical Assistant in Sugar Land:
"What Other Employees Were Being Paid."
Entry level medical assistants minimum hourly wage should be at least 12.00 per hour.

Medical Assistant in Tucson:
"Administration."
Always remember to do your best and be a team player and strive to better yourself in all aspects of your job.

Medical Assistant in Everett:
Develope the ability to be flexable and not take criticism personally.

Medical Assistant in San Antonio:
"Phones."
The job really isn't stressful, just making sure everything is in order for the next day. And I found out if you go to school for MRI/CT Tech will start off pay at maybe $30 an hour up to $35 that's pretty good and school isn't that long, but of course you have to start at the bottom. Doing x-rays first, most of all tech's hated that part until they made it to MRI/CT.

Medical Assistant in Fort Worth:
"That You Never Received Raises And You Don't Move Up."
Get into a medical job that shows you what your worth and has opportunities for growth.

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Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5618 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
$31,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries



▼0%

National Average
$31,000


▼1%

Phlebotomy
▼2%

▼2%


Scheduling
▼3%

Customer Service
▼3%

Family Practice
▼3%



▼4%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5618 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 35%