$34,049
Avg. Salary
$14.45
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $14.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $34,049 per year.

$12.13
10%
$14.45
50%
$17.75
90%
MEDIAN $14.45
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MEDIAN $34,049
$12.13 - $17.75
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MEDIAN: $14.45
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $12.13 - $17.75
Overtime $18.00
Annual Data $0$36K
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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$25,906 - $36,301
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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 Tasks
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Interview and record patients' medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Collect, prepare and log blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • May assist with administrative duties including scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes.

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Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 42%