Medical Assistant (Certified) in Houston, Texas Salary

A Medical Assistant (Certified) in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $14.60 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Pediatrics and Family Practice/Pediatrics. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$24,417 - $32,874
$29K
MEDIAN: $29,492
50%

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$10.33 - $19.09
$10
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $15.45
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$0$42K
Salary $29,492
Bonus $2,000
Commission $2,125
Total Pay (?
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$22,844 - $42,066
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.33 - $19.09
Overtime $7.50 - $29.27
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $2,000
Commission $2,125
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,844 - $42,066
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Medical Assistant (Certified) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Assistant (Certified)

Pay by Experience for a Medical Assistant (Certified) has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Assistant (Certified) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Assistant (Certified) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Medical Assistant (Certified) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 22 salaries. A Medical Assistant (Certified) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Assistant (Certified)

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Medical Assistant (Certified) Salaries

▲10%

National Average
$32,000

Late-Career
▼1%

▼2%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Pediatrics
▲9%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
▲4%

Wound Care
▲2%

National Average
$32,000


Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼5%

Phlebotomy
▼5%


Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▼5%

▼6%

▼6%

Family Practice
▼6%




▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 21%
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