$43,233
Avg. Salary
$20.21
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $20.21 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $43,233 per year.

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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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Key Stats for Medical Assistant

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 17%