Medical Assistant in Tallahassee Salary

The average wage for a Medical Assistant in Tallahassee, Florida is $12.97 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Phlebotomy is associated with high pay for this job.

$11.14 - $16.33
$11
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.26
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $11.14 - $16.33
Overtime $19.77
Annual Data $0$33K
Total Pay (?
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$23,596 - $33,992
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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 Tallahassee, Florida

Leon County, Florida
189,894
Male:
89,390 (47.1%)
Female:
100,504 (52.9%)
Tallahassee /ˌtæləˈhæsi/ is the capital of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat and only incorporated municipality in Leon County and is the 126th largest city in the United States. Tallahassee became the capital of Florida, then the Florida Territory, in 1824. In 2010, the population was 181,376, and the Tallahassee metropolitan area was 375,751 as of 2014. Tallahassee is the largest city in the Northwest Florida region as well as the main center for trade and agriculture in the Florida Big Bend and Southwest Georgia regions. Tallahassee is home to Florida State University, ranked the nation's thirty-eighth best public university by U.S. News & World Report. It is also home to the Florida A&M University, one of the country's largest historically black universities by total enrollment. Tallahassee Community College is a large community college which serves mainly as a feeder school to both Florida State and Florida...
Tallahassee:
$40,000
Florida:
$49,426
$934
Tallahassee:
$181,600
Florida:
$179,800
6.1%

Medical Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Entry-Level
▲3%

National Average
$26,000

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

Phlebotomy
▲16%

Medical Records
▲7%

Scheduling
▲4%

Customer Service
▲2%

Triage
▲1%

National Average
$26,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: