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Medical Assistant Salary
in Atlanta, Georgia

$34,481 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$531

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $34,481 a year and $17 an hour in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Assistant is between $26,168 and $41,357. 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 Atlanta, Georgia.

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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 Atlanta, Georgia, 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:
$39,973
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Atlanta, Georgia

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Description: Atlanta () is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2018 population of 498,044, it is also the 37th most-populous city in the United States. The city serves as the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5.9 million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the nation. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County, the most populous county in Georgia. Portions of the city extend eastward into neighboring DeKalb County. Atlanta was originally founded as the terminating stop of a major state-sponsored railroad. With rapid expansion, however...

Medical Assistant Job Listings for Atlanta, Georgia

Certified Medical Assistant
Jul 15
Atlanta, GA, USA
Southern Crescent Personnel
We are currently looking for a Certified Medical Assistants/Registered Medical Assistants. Full-time position in nephrology. *****Must have related experience.***** Qualifications: * Must have ...
Medical Assistant - ESA, Primary Care, Lilburn, 8a to 5p - Atlanta
Jul 10
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Emory University
Performs assigned patient care and observation duties under the direction of a licensed provider, RN or LPN. Responsible for performing routine and more complex medical assistant clinical duties to ...
Lead Medical Assistant - Certified
Jul 8
Atlanta, GA, USA
Advanced Ear Nose and Throat Associates
Job Description Lead Medical Assistant Responsibilities include: * Room and prepare patient for exams * Record history, complaint and treatment in the medical record * Assist providers (MD, PA, AuD
Medical Assistant
Jul 2
Atlanta, GA, USA
Atlanta Federal Accident & Injury C
We are seeking a Medical Assistant to become a part of our team! You will perform routine administrative and clinical assignments to keep the medical facility running smoothly. Responsibilities
Medical Assistant
Jul 10
Morrow, GA, USA
Advenio Medical Staffing
Advenio Medical Staffing is seeking a Medical Assistant for a locums assignment that will be six to eight weeks. This opportunity is conveniently located to Metro Atlanta. Coverage is expected to ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Assistant is $34,481 a year and $17 an hour in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Assistant is between $26,168 and $41,357. 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 Atlanta, Georgia.

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Medical Assistant Job Listings for Atlanta, Georgia

Certified Medical Assistant
Jul 15
Atlanta, GA, USA
Southern Crescent Personnel
We are currently looking for a Certified Medical Assistants/Registered Medical Assistants. Full-time position in nephrology. *****Must have related experience.***** Qualifications: * Must have ...
Medical Assistant - ESA, Primary Care, Lilburn, 8a to 5p - Atlanta
Jul 10
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Emory University
Performs assigned patient care and observation duties under the direction of a licensed provider, RN or LPN. Responsible for performing routine and more complex medical assistant clinical duties to ...
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