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How much does a Medical Assistant make in Los Angeles, CA?

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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$39,117 /yr
Average Base Pay

213 salaries

$30K

Low

$39K

Average

$51K

High

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The average salary for Medical Assistant is $39,117 per year in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 213 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Assistant employees in Los Angeles, CA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Medical Assistant$39,117 /yr
L3
Senior Medical Assistant$41,817 /yr
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UCLA Health
4.1

UCLA Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $24 - $30
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$24

$30

$24 - $30 Range

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
4.2

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $18 - $26

$18

$26

$18 - $26 Range

AltaMed
3.3

AltaMed

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $21

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $31

$15

$31

$15 - $31 Range

Children's Hospital Los Angeles
4

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $23

$17

$23

$17 - $23 Range

QueensCare Health Centers
4.5

QueensCare Health Centers

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

Eisner Health
3.9

Eisner Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $18

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

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Optum
3.7

Optum

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $21

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

AIDS Healthcare Foundation
4.4

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

Keck Medicine of USC
4.1

Keck Medicine of USC

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $16 - $31

$16

$31

$16 - $31 Range

St. John's Well Child & Family Center
2.7

St. John's Well Child & Family Center

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Kheir
2.7

Kheir

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $27

$14

$27

$14 - $27 Range

University of Southern California
4.3

University of Southern California

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $18 - $26

$18

$26

$18 - $26 Range

Saban Community Clinic
3.9

Saban Community Clinic

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $18

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

UCLA
4.3

UCLA

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $25 - $29

$25

$29

$25 - $29 Range

Planned Parenthood
3.6

Planned Parenthood

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $20

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

Forward
4.3

Forward

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$15 -$32

 hourly

$15

$32

$15 - $32 Range

Providence
3.7

Providence

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$13 -$21

 hourly

$13

$21

$13 - $21 Range

National Staffing Solutions
4.1

National Staffing Solutions

Medical Assistant - Hourly
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Medical Assistant salaries

The average salary for a Medical Assistant is $39,117 per year in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 213 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Medical Assistant employees in Los Angeles, CA.

The highest salary for a Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, CA is $51,388 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, CA is $29,776 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$27
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $27 per hour
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Part-time
201 to 500 employees
 
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $16 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Certified Medical Assistant reported making $20 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$16
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $16 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$29
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant reported making $29 per hour
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
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5-7 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$20
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $20 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $17 per hour
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Full-time
201 to 500 employees
 
Nonprofit Organization
$30
hourly
A Medical Assistant reported making $30 per hour
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Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
 
Company - Private