Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Medical Assistant is $15.72
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistants?
An early career Medical Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.26 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Medical Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.55 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Medical Assistants Do?
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 …Read more