Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Medical Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$48,328 / yrTotal Pay
$33,257 / yrBase Pay
$15,072 / yrAdditional Pay

$48,328

 / yr
$8K$847K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Medical Assistant is $48,328 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $33,257 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 $15,072 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. The typical Medical Assistant salary is $33,257. Salaries can range from $7,573 - $847,014. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Medical Assistant in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $48,328.

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Medical Assistant

$40,163

 /yr
Range: $31K - $75K

$31K

$75K

$31,097 - $74,532 Range

Kaiser Permanente
3.9

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$9

$39

$9 - $39 Range

Planned Parenthood
3.5

Planned Parenthood

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $13 - $29

$13

$29

$13 - $29 Range

Optum
3.7

Optum

Medical Assistant

$38,107

 /yr
Range: $22K - $53K

$22K

$53K

$21,890 - $53,308 Range

Concentra
3.1

Concentra

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $11 - $31

$11

$31

$11 - $31 Range

Sutter Health
3.8

Sutter Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $12 - $38

$12

$38

$12 - $38 Range

Ascension
3.5

Ascension

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $23

$12

$23

$12 - $23 Range

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Kaiser Permanente
3.9

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$14

$36

$14 - $36 Range

NYU Langone Health
4.0

NYU Langone Health

Medical Assistant

$51,721

 /yr
Range: $32K - $62K

$32K

$62K

$32,447 - $62,409 Range

Oak Street Health
3.8

Oak Street Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$9

$22

$9 - $22 Range

Northwell Health
4.0

Northwell Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

$29

$17 - $29 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.4

HCA Healthcare

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$13

$27

$13 - $27 Range

Dignity Health
3.7

Dignity Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

$31

$17 - $31 Range

Cleveland Clinic
3.8

Cleveland Clinic

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$13

$25

$13 - $25 Range

Providence
3.7

Providence

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$15

$29

$15 - $29 Range

Northside Hospital
4.3

Northside Hospital

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$14

$26

$14 - $26 Range

U.S. Dermatology Partners
3.6

U.S. Dermatology Partners

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $9 - $23

$9

$23

$9 - $23 Range

CITYMD
3.3

CITYMD

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $23

$17

$23

$17 - $23 Range

National Staffing Solutions
4.0

National Staffing Solutions

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

Scripps Health
4.0

Scripps Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

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

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$16

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

$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$50,000

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8 days ago by a Medical Assistant with more than 15 years of experience

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$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$16

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8 days ago by a Covid-19 Contact Tracer with less than one year of experience

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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.

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