Medical Assistant in Montgomery, Alabama Salary

How much does a Medical Assistant make in Montgomery, AL? In Montgomery, a Medical Assistant takes home around $13.91 per hour on average. This is 4% below the national average for a Medical Assistant which is $14.51 per hour. Wages for a Medical Assistant in Montgomery range from $11.71 per hour to $15.66 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Medical Assistant in Montgomery ranges from $25,240 to $34,070 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Women make up 100% of the Medical Assistant workforce in Montgomery among those reporting. In Montgomery, a Medical Assistant often enjoys medical, dental, and vision benefits provided by their employer.

$11.71 - $15.66
$12
$14
$16
MEDIAN: $13.91
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Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $11.71 - $15.66
Overtime $18.53
Annual Data $0$34K
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$25,240 - $34,070
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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 Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery County, Alabama
200,586
Male:
94,582 (47.2%)
Female:
106,004 (52.8%)
Montgomery /mɒntˈɡʌməri/ is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Named for Richard Montgomery, it is located on the Alabama River, in the Gulf Coastal Plain. As of the 2013 Census, Montgomery has a population of 201,332. It is the second-largest city in Alabama, after Birmingham, and is the 115th largest in the United States. The Montgomery Metropolitan Statistical Area had a 2010 estimated population of 374,536. It is the fourth-largest in the state and 136th among United States metropolitan areas. The city was incorporated in 1819 as a merger of two towns situated along the Alabama River. It became the state capital in 1846, representing the shift of power to the south-central area with the growth of cotton as a commodity crop of the Black Belt and the rise of Mobile as a mercantile port on the Gulf Coast. In February...
Montgomery:
$41,836
Alabama:
$44,765
$822
Montgomery:
$116,700
Alabama:
$134,100
4.9%

Medical Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Medical Assistant Salaries

National Average
$29,000

▼11%

Mid-Career
▼12%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Patient Education
▼1%

Procedures
▼4%

Phlebotomy
▼8%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Triage
▼9%

Scheduling
▼10%

Customer Service
▼11%

Medical Records
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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