Medical Assistant in Detroit, Michigan Salary

A Medical Assistant in Detroit, Michigan earns an average wage of $13.04 per hour.

$10.02 - $16.99
$10
$14
$17
MEDIAN: $14.24
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $10.02 - $16.99
Overtime $12.37 - $25.13
Annual Data $0$37K
Total Pay (?
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$21,676 - $37,155
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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 Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

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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 $26,000 based on 56 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 $29,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Medical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 18 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 $34,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

▲6%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Billing
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼1%




▼5%

Medical Records
▼5%

▼6%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Procedures
▼9%

Insurance
▼9%

▼10%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 23%