$30,908
Avg. Salary
$14.58
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$502

Bonus

$1,023

Profit Sharing

$1,008

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $14.58 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $30,908 per year.

10%
$11.05
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$14.58
50%
$18.80
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MEDIAN $14.58
10%
$20k
10%
$31k
50%
$45k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $30,908
$20,378 - $45,419
$20K
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$45K
MEDIAN: $30,908
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90%

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$11.05 - $18.80
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MEDIAN: $14.58
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$0$45K
Salary $20,378 - $45,419
Bonus $103 - $1,974
Profit Sharing $96.96 - $3,073
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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$23,017 - $40,258
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,499
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.05 - $18.80
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $3.95
Overtime $15.08 - $28.05
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $103 - $1,974
Commission $0.41 - $6,020
Profit Sharing $96.96 - $3,073
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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$23,017 - $40,258
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 36,403

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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Medical Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$57K

$30,460

$44,502

Mercy Hospital
43 profiles
$28,563

$31,626

Banner Health
42 profiles
$31,673

$28,430

$28,642

$32,257

Dignity Health
30 profiles
$38,640

SSM Health Care
29 profiles
$31,433

Common Career Paths for Medical Assistant


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Medical Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Medical Assistant

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: $30,608

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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 5660 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$31,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries


▼0%


National Average
$31,000


▼2%


▼2%

Scheduling
▼3%

Customer Service
▼3%

Phlebotomy
▼3%

Family Practice
▼3%


▼4%

▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5660 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
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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