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How much does a Medical Assistant make in Chicago, IL?

Updated Jan 18, 2022

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Experience

$38,925 /yr
Average Base Pay

208 salaries

$33K

Low

$39K

Average

$45K

High

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How much does a Medical Assistant make in Chicago, IL? The average salary for a Medical Assistant is $38,925 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 208 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Assistant employees in Chicago, IL.

Seniority Levels

L2
Medical Assistant$38,925 /yr
L3
Senior Medical Assistant$39,339 /yr
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AMITA Health
3.5

AMITA Health

Medical Assistant

$41,172

 /yr
Range: $35K - $42K
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$35K

$42K

$34,913 - $42,255 Range

NorthShore University HealthSystem
3.6

NorthShore University HealthSystem

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $24

$14

$24

$14 - $24 Range

Northwestern Medicine
3.8

Northwestern Medicine

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25

$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

Advocate Aurora Health
3.8

Advocate Aurora Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $23

$16

$23

$16 - $23 Range

Oak Street Health
3.9

Oak Street Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $21

$18

$21

$18 - $21 Range

Duly Health and Care
3.2

Duly Health and Care

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $21

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

Physicians Immediate Care
3.8

Physicians Immediate Care

Medical Assistant

$39,005

 /yr
Range: $35K - $42K

$35K

$42K

$34,916 - $42,180 Range

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Rush University Medical Center
3.9

Rush University Medical Center

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $23

$17

$23

$17 - $23 Range

Derick Dermatology
3.2

Derick Dermatology

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $17 - $19

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Access Community Health Network
3.5

Access Community Health Network

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

Northwest Community Hospital/Healthcare
3.7

Northwest Community Hospital/Healthcare

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23

$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

UroPartners
3.6

UroPartners

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $25

$12

$25

$12 - $25 Range

Pillars Community Health
3.4

Pillars Community Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $20

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Medical Assistant

$40,216

 /yr
Range: $34K - $41K

$34K

$41K

$33,587 - $41,172 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

University of Chicago

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $24

$16

$24

$16 - $24 Range

Concentra
3.2

Concentra

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

Midwest Express Clinic
4.3

Midwest Express Clinic

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $23

$16

$23

$16 - $23 Range

Dermatology + Aesthetics
4

Dermatology + Aesthetics

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

Edward-Elmhurst Health
3.8

Edward-Elmhurst Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

Advocate Health Care
3.5

Advocate Health Care

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Medical Assistant salaries

The average salary for a Medical Assistant is $38,925 per year in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 208 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Medical Assistant employees in Chicago, IL Area.

The highest salary for a Medical Assistant in Chicago, IL Area is $45,478 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Assistant in Chicago, IL Area is $33,316 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Medical Assistant or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Medical Assistant.

Recent Salary Reports

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$18
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $18 per hour
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Registered Medical Assistant reported making $20 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $17 per hour
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $23 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$26
hourly
A Covid-19 Contact Tracer reported making $26 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$19
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $19 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $17 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$23
hourly
A Certified Medical Assistant reported making $23 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital