Average Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) is $14.83.
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
$102 - $1,511
Profit Sharing
$53 - $6,000
$0 - $550
Total Pay
$24,493 - $39,397

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Job Description for Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

Job Satisfaction for Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

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The top respondents for the job title Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) are from the companies Mercy Hospital, Advocate Medical Group and BJC Medical Group. Reported salaries are highest at Advocate Medical Group where the average pay is $17.30. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Emory Healthcare and Novant Health, earning around $16.75 and $16.08, respectively. Mercy Hospital pays the lowest at around $13.54. HCA Physician Services and Promedica Physicians Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.64 and $13.87, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

An entry-level Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.81 based on 189 salaries. An early career Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.66 based on 1,934 salaries. A mid-career Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.19 based on 1,238 salaries. An experienced Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.30 based on 1,322 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (6.6% more) and Houston, Texas (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (0.3% less).

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