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Medical Assistant Salary
in Sacramento, California

$39,265 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$605

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $39,265 a year and $19 an hour in Sacramento, California, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Assistant is between $29,799 and $47,096. 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 Sacramento, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Sacramento, California, United States

Job family: Medical Assistants

Job family population: 673,660

Estimated population of Medical Assistant jobs: 122,916

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,520
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Medical Assistant Job Listings for Sacramento, California

Medical Assistant
Dec 9
Sacramento, CA, USA
Dignity Health - Dignity Health Medical Foundation
The Medical Assistant (MA) position is responsible for knowing his/her professional scope of practice as defined by the California Business and Professional Code and for satisfactorily completing the ...
Medical Assistant
Dec 9
Folsom, CA, USA
Medical Professionals
They are seeking an experienced Medical Assistant for a contract position for about 5-6 months in their downtown Sacramento Location. Our ideal candidate is detail oriented, outgoing, and motivated
Medical Assistant Needed
Dec 6
Folsom, CA, USA
Medical Professionals
The Medical Assistant will be part of the gastroenterology team and will float between 2 different clinics with the Doctor. Your role will be a combination of Front and Back office duties
Medical Assistant
Nov 12
Sacramento, CA, USA
All's Well Health Care Services
Medical Assistant Certification demonstrating completion of one-year program at a college or technical school; or 3-6 months experience in medical office environment; or equivalent combination of ...
CNA or Certified Medical Assistant needed-correctional facilty Ione CA
Dec 5
Ione, CA, USA
Recruiter
Certified Medical Assistant or CNA needed for correctional facility near Ione. Day shift, Monday thru Friday position 7:30 to 3:30 for 12 month, possibly longer assingment. Must have one year of ...

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $39,265 a year and $19 an hour in Sacramento, California, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Assistant is between $29,799 and $47,096. 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 Sacramento, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Medical Assistant
Dec 9
Sacramento, CA, USA
Dignity Health - Dignity Health Medical Foundation
The Medical Assistant (MA) position is responsible for knowing his/her professional scope of practice as defined by the California Business and Professional Code and for satisfactorily completing the ...
Medical Assistant
Dec 9
Folsom, CA, USA
Medical Professionals
They are seeking an experienced Medical Assistant for a contract position for about 5-6 months in their downtown Sacramento Location. Our ideal candidate is detail oriented, outgoing, and motivated
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