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Average Medical Assistant (Certified) Hourly Pay

$15.42
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$500
Bonus
$2,050
Commission
$1,069
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The average hourly pay for a Medical Assistant (Certified) is $15.42.
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$12.15
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$15.42
90%
$19.72
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$101 - $1,492
Profit Sharing
$297 - $3,606
Commission
$0 - $2,050
Total Pay
$25,402 - $41,645
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What Do Medical Assistant (Certified)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Medical Assistant (Certified)

3.8 out of 5
(1,875)
Highly Satisfied
108Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Medical Assistant (Certified) are from the companies WellStar Health System, Ascension Health and Providence Medical Group. Reported salaries are highest at Providence Medical Group where the average pay is $18.63. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northwestern Medicine and Dupage Medical Group, earning around $17.94 and $16.35, respectively. HCA Physician Services pays the lowest at around $14.35. HCA, Inc. and WellStar Health System also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.89 and $15.48, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Medical Assistant (Certified)s?

Skills in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Triage are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Scheduling and Phlebotomy.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant (Certified)s?

An entry-level Medical Assistant (Certified) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.42 based on 413 salaries. An early career Medical Assistant (Certified) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.36 based on 3,496 salaries. A mid-career Medical Assistant (Certified) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.92 based on 2,525 salaries. An experienced Medical Assistant (Certified) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.83 based on 2,361 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Medical Assistant (Certified) in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 37.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (16.4% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9,812 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
35.6%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
10.4%