Medical Assistant in Rancho Mirage Salary

The average rate for a Medical Assistant in Rancho Mirage, California is $13.14 per hour.

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

  • 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.
  • Collect, prepare and log blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Interview and record patients' medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.

About Rancho Mirage, California

Riverside County, California
17,634
Male:
8,639 (49.0%)
Female:
8,995 (51.0%)
Rancho Mirage is a resort city in Riverside County, California, United States. The population was 17,218 at the 2010 census, up from 13,249 at the 2000 census, but the seasonal (part-time) population can exceed 20,000. In between Cathedral City and Palm Desert, it is one of the nine cities of the Coachella Valley (Palm Springs area). Rancho Mirage was incorporated in 1973 from a merger of Mirage Cove with five unincorporated areas known as the "Cove communities" (Desert, Magnesia, Palmas, Tamarisk and Thunderbird), and had 3,000 permanent residents at the time. Although the first modern settlements date back to the 1920s and 1930s, Rancho Mirage got its claim to fame after World War II. The Annenberg Estate or Sunnylands, owned by philanthropists Walter and Leonore Annenberg, had long been popular with the wealthy and powerful, including Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Queen Elizabeth II, Patrick Macnee and Mary...
Rancho Mirage:
$71,688
California:
$61,489
$1,297
Rancho Mirage:
$508,900
California:
$371,400
5.3%

Medical Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
11%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Medical Records
▲10%

National Average
$25,000

Scheduling
▼8%

Customer Service
▼8%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: