Medical Assistant (Certified) in Lancaster, Pennsylvania Salary

How much does a Medical Assistant (Certified) make in Lancaster, PA? In Lancaster, a Medical Assistant (Certified) takes home an average of $14.12 per hour. This is 5% less than the national average for a Medical Assistant (Certified) which is $14.80 per hour. Wages for a Medical Assistant (Certified) in Lancaster range from $12.16 per hour to $18.00 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for a Medical Assistant (Certified) in Lancaster ranges from $26,031 to $37,436 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 5 out of 5 stars. In Lancaster, women make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$12.16 - $18.00
$12
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.12
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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $12.16 - $18.00
Overtime $18.12 - $22.52
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $450
Total Pay (?
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$26,031 - $37,436
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

Job Description for Medical Assistant (Certified)

Certified medical assistants most often work in a doctor's office, a nursing care center, or another medical facility such as a hospital, nursing home, or pharmacy. Their responsibilities include providing continuing patient care, working with doctors and nurses to meet the needs of patents, and performing administrative and clerical duties in an office environment. They greet and assist patients with paperwork, show patients to their exam rooms, and take patients' vitals and drawing blood. Their typical work week usually includes a full-time schedule during regular business hours, although they may be hired for night shifts.

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Medical Assistant (Certified) 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 Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
59,368
Male:
29,202 (49.2%)
Female:
30,166 (50.8%)
Lancaster (/ˈlænkæstər/, local /ˈlæŋkᵻstər/; Pennsylvania German: Lengeschder) is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania which serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and one of the oldest inland towns in the United States (along with Hartford, Connecticut; Springfield, Massachusetts; Petersburg, Virginia; Albany, New York; Schenectady, New York, and several other early settlements). With a population of 59,322, it ranks eighth in population among Pennsylvania's cities. The Lancaster metropolitan area population is 507,766, making it the 101st largest metropolitan area in the US and 2nd largest in the South Central Pennsylvania area. The city's primary industries include healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, both professional and semi-professional services, and home of the Park City Center shopping mall, the largest indoor retail facility in the region. Lancaster hosts more electronic public CCTV outdoor cameras per capita than cities such as Boston...
Lancaster:
$33,772
Pennsylvania:
$53,115
$778
Lancaster:
$107,900
Pennsylvania:
$164,900
8.8%

Medical Assistant (Certified) Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Assistant (Certified)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Skills That Affect Medical Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Phlebotomy
▲8%

Patient Education
▲4%

Triage
▲2%

Procedures
▲2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲2%

Customer Service
▲2%

Scheduling
▲1%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 4%