Updated Dec 13, 2021

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

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$75,793 / yrTotal Pay
$45,444 / yrBase Pay
$30,349 / yrAdditional Pay

$75,793

 / yr
$35K$675K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Medical Assistant is $75,793 per year in the Los Angeles, CA Area area, with an average salary of $45,444 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $30,349 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$75,793 /yr
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$78,930 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Medical Assistant?

Some related job titles are Phlebotomist Salaries with median pay of $77,074, Certified Medical Assistant Salaries with median pay of $71,077, Patient Care Technician Salaries with median pay of $70,891, Phlebotomy Salaries with median pay of $64,157.

What are total pay estimates for a Medical Assistant at different companies in Los Angeles, CA Area?

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Optum
3.7

Optum

Medical Assistant

$39,601

 /yr
Range: $35K - $52K

$35K

$52K

$35,170 - $51,645 Range

UCLA Health
4.0

UCLA Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$21

$33

$21 - $33 Range

Kaiser Permanente
3.9

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$15

$35

$15 - $35 Range

Providence
3.7

Providence

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

PIH Health
3.7

PIH Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

Planned Parenthood
3.5

Planned Parenthood

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$13

$22

$13 - $22 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Medical Assistant

$40,359

 /yr
Range: $37K - $43K

$37K

$43K

$37,215 - $42,853 Range

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City of Hope
3.8

City of Hope

Medical Assistant

$34,959

 /yr
Range: $34K - $46K

$34K

$46K

$34,197 - $46,033 Range

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
4.1

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

$30

$19 - $30 Range

AltaMed
3.5

AltaMed

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $23

$17

$23

$17 - $23 Range

Hoag Memorial Hospital
4.0

Hoag Memorial Hospital

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $17 - $30

$17

$30

$17 - $30 Range

Kaiser Permanente
3.9

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

$34

$18 - $34 Range

DaVita Medical Group
3.8

DaVita Medical Group

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $25

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

Facey Medical Foundation
3.5

Facey Medical Foundation

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $19 - $28

$19

$28

$19 - $28 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Medical Assistant

$60,824

 /yr
Range: $40K - $123K

$40K

$123K

$40,260 - $122,684 Range

CHOC Children's
3.9

CHOC Children's

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $23

$19

$23

$19 - $23 Range

The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation
3.2

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Eisner Health
3.6

Eisner Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $18 - $19

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

UC Irvine Health
4.0

UC Irvine Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $21 - $25

$21

$25

$21 - $25 Range

MemorialCare
3.8

MemorialCare

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Medical Billing Assistant in Los Angeles, CA

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$35,360

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Medical Billing Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Medical Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$19

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,500/hr

10 days ago by a Medical Assistant with less than one year of experience

$27

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$750/hr

10 days ago by a Medical Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Medical Assistant with 7 to 9 years of experience

$33,600

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Medical Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

$33,600

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Medical Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Medical Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Medical Assistant salaries

The average salary for a Medical Assistant is $39,821 per year in Los Angeles, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 216 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Medical Assistant employees in Los Angeles, CA Area.

The highest salary for a Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, CA Area is $52,431 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Assistant in Los Angeles, CA Area is $30,244 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.