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How much does a Medical Assistant make?

Updated Dec 7, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$37,165 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,938 salaries

$29K

Low

$37K

Average

$48K

High

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How much does a Medical Assistant make? The national average salary for a Medical Assistant is $37,165 in United States. Filter by location to see Medical Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,938 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Assistant employees.

What is the salary trajectory for a Medical Assistant?

$37,165 /yrMedical Assistant
$41,390 /yrSenior Medical Assistant
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What are some related job titles for a Medical Assistant?

Phlebotomist

$34,321

per year

Certified Medical Assistant

$36,552

per year

Patient Care Technician

$40,344

per year

Phlebotomy

$33,771

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Medical Assistant in United States of America

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$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with more than 15 years of experience

$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Medical Assistant with 10 to 14 years of experience

$26

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

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$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$11

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Medical Assistant

$39,477

 /yr
Range: $30K - $72K

$30K

$72K

$29,874 - $71,603 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $12 - $36

$12

$36

$12 - $36 Range

Planned Parenthood
3.5

Planned Parenthood

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $27

$13

$27

$13 - $27 Range

Optum
3.7

Optum

Medical Assistant

$36,416

 /yr
Range: $32K - $51K

$32K

$51K

$31,671 - $51,213 Range

Concentra
3.2

Concentra

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $11 - $21

$11

$21

$11 - $21 Range

Ascension
3.4

Ascension

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $22

$12

$22

$12 - $22 Range

Sutter Health
3.9

Sutter Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $11 - $37

$11

$37

$11 - $37 Range

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Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $14 - $34

$14

$34

$14 - $34 Range

National Staffing Solutions
4.3

National Staffing Solutions

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Northside Hospital
4.3

Northside Hospital

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $13 - $25

$13

$25

$13 - $25 Range

Oak Street Health
3.9

Oak Street Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

Cleveland Clinic
3.8

Cleveland Clinic

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $24

$13

$24

$13 - $24 Range

CITYMD
3.2

CITYMD

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

Dignity Health
3.7

Dignity Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $30

$16

$30

$16 - $30 Range

U.S. Dermatology Partners
3.3

U.S. Dermatology Partners

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $9 - $22

$9

$22

$9 - $22 Range

NYU Langone Health
4

NYU Langone Health

Medical Assistant

$49,531

 /yr
Range: $32K - $60K

$32K

$60K

$31,500 - $59,956 Range

Northwell Health
4

Northwell Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $28

$16

$28

$16 - $28 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $25

$13

$25

$13 - $25 Range

UCHealth
3.9

UCHealth

Medical Assistant

$38,410

 /yr
Range: $28K - $53K

$28K

$53K

$28,038 - $53,239 Range

Scripps Health
4

Scripps Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $26

$15

$26

$15 - $26 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Medical Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Medical Assistant is $37,165 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Medical Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3938 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Medical Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Medical Assistant in United States is $48,139 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Assistant in United States is $28,692 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.