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Medical Assistant Salary

$36,032 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$555

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $36,032 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Assistant is between $27,345 and $43,218. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assists in examination and treatment of patients, performing miscellaneous delegated duties under the direction of physician.
  • Asks patients questions regarding injury or ailment.
  • Takes vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients' charts.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
Medical Assistant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical Assistants

Job family population: 646,320

Estimated population of Medical Assistant jobs: 117,928

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,771
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Medical Assistant Job Listings for United States

Bilingual Medical Assistant Front / Back Office - OC
Jul 19
Orange County, CA, USA
MediQuest Staffing
Are you a bilingual Medical Assistant with excellent Front & Bank Office experience? Experience working with specialty medical providers? If yes, MediQuest Staffing wants to speak with you! Industry ...
Medical Assistant / AAMA / Healthcare
Jul 19
Portland, OR, USA
Arete Technologies inc
Medical Assistant(602087) Location: Physicians Pavilion Duration: 08/12/2019 TO 11/08/2019 Pay Rate $20 Work shift Monday through Friday typically between 8:30am and 5:00pm SKILLS Completion of an ...
Certified Medical Assistant
Jul 19
Tulsa, OK, USA
Trinity Employment Specialists
Seeking several full time medical assistants for several different clinics Great benefits! Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00 Medical Assistant Requirements: * Current CPR license * EMR experience Medical ...
Medical Assistant
Jul 19
Jacksonville Beach, FL, USA
IDEAL Personnel Services
Medical Assistant Responsibilities: * Must have recent experience with phlebotomy. * Measuring and recording vital signs. * Recording patient interview, history and chief complaint. * Providing ...
Medical Assistant - Spanish/Tagalog Speaking
Jul 19
Daly City, CA, USA
North East Medical Services
The Medical Assistant I is an unlicensed health professional and is primarily responsible for assisting patients throughout the routine visit and helping with health management. The Medical Assistant ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $36,032 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Assistant is between $27,345 and $43,218. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Medical Assistant Job Listings for United States

Bilingual Medical Assistant Front / Back Office - OC
Jul 19
Orange County, CA, USA
MediQuest Staffing
Are you a bilingual Medical Assistant with excellent Front & Bank Office experience? Experience working with specialty medical providers? If yes, MediQuest Staffing wants to speak with you! Industry ...
Medical Assistant / AAMA / Healthcare
Jul 19
Portland, OR, USA
Arete Technologies inc
Medical Assistant(602087) Location: Physicians Pavilion Duration: 08/12/2019 TO 11/08/2019 Pay Rate $20 Work shift Monday through Friday typically between 8:30am and 5:00pm SKILLS Completion of an ...
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