$30,484
Avg. Salary
$13.58
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$505

Bonus

$2,035

Profit Sharing

$3,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Office Assistant is $13.58 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Office Assistant is $30,484 per year.

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$10.28
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$17.58
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$22k
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MEDIAN $30,484
$22,081 - $44,764
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MEDIAN: $30,484
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$0$44K
Salary $22,081 - $44,764
Bonus $145 - $2,367
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,061
Commission $3,000
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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$21,515 - $37,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 202
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.28 - $17.58
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $13.82 - $27.38
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $145 - $2,367
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,061
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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$21,515 - $37,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,787

Job Description for Medical Office Assistant

Medical office assistants are often considered the glue that holds a clinic or doctor's office together. While they don't normally have any formal medical training, they are the persons who help keep the office running as smoothly as possible. They provide a wide spectrum of office administration functions, including recordkeeping and patient documentation. In some practices, they may also work to assist in preparing patients for basic examination procedures.

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Popular Skills for Medical Office Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Office Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Medical Office Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Office Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 737 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Office Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 282 salaries. An experienced Medical Office Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 248 salaries. A Medical Office Assistant 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 85 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,843

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Medical Office Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Office Assistant?

Medical Office Assistant:
Very good place to work for. Friendly employees. Great hours. Manager works with you. Pay could be a bit higher. Very good benefits. Never worked in a hospital setting, yet been here for 3 years. There are people who have been working for 20+ yrs here at ARMC. That says something in itself.

Medical Office Assistant in Brandon:
Pros: Supportive environment.
Cons: The practice still needs much improvement.

Medical Office Assistant in Birmingham:
"Our office is extremely busy but we all work together!"
Pros: People. Everyone does their part and we have become a very successful team. I believe we realize that each division of our office plays an integral part in how well we work as a whole. Its nice to work in a place where everyone is on board for success.
Cons: No overtime. Low salary. Cost of insurance policies.

Medical Office Assistant in Atlanta:
Pros: Flexibility.
Cons: Commute. Weekly hours worked.

Medical Office Assistant in Bloomington:
"Redundant but fun."
Pros: The consistency of work flow always busy.
Cons: Can get boring or too much of the same everyday.

Medical Office Assistant in Bridgeport:
"Medical Office Assistant."
Pros: Employer and demeanor of same.
Cons: Pay compensation and hours. Also schedule.

Medical Office Assistant in Hackettstown:
Pros: Like working with people.
Cons: Boss is very degrading.

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Key Stats for Medical Office Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 267 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Medical Office Assistant Salaries

▲12%

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$29,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Medical Office Assistant Salaries

Phlebotomy
▲6%

Bilingual
▲4%



National Average
$29,000

▼1%


▼1%

Customer Service
▼2%

▼2%

Data Entry
▼2%


Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼2%


Office Administration
▼13%

Medical Terminology
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 267 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 37%