Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Medical Assistant make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$38,698 / yrTotal Pay
$36,659 / yrBase Pay
$2,039 / yrAdditional Pay

$38,698

 / yr
$27K$55K
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The estimated total pay for a Medical Assistant is $38,698 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $36,659 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 $2,039 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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Related Job Titles

For Medical Assistant

Some related job titles are Phlebotomist Salaries with median pay of $40,644, Certified Medical Assistant Salaries with median pay of $42,248, Patient Care Technician Salaries with median pay of $39,408, Phlebotomy Salaries with median pay of $44,759.

Top Paying Companies

For a Medical Assistant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Medical Assistant in United States. Employers include Google, CareCube and AHEAD.

1
Google
Google
$70,957/yr
2
CareCube
$60,552/yr
3
AHEAD
$57,508/yr
6
Lumin Health
$51,665/yr
7
Uber
$50,583/yr
9
Kheir
$49,657/yr
10
$49,522/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Medical Assistant in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Medical Assistant in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $47,551, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $46,668, Insurance with a median total pay of $45,357, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $42,929, and Media & Communication with a median total pay of $42,700.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$47,551

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$46,668

    14% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$45,357

    11% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$42,929

    7% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$42,700

    6% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Medical Assistant are Google, AHEAD, and Truepill.

GoogleGoogle$70,957/yr
AHEADAHEAD$57,508/yr
TruepillTruepill$53,499/yr

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

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Submitted

Date of Time

Medical Assistant

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$34,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Medical Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$5,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Certified Medical Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$19

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Medical Assistant

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$27

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Medical Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$22

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Certified Medical Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$19

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Medical Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$22

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Medical Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$1,015

/hr

$15 | $1K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Medical Assistant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Medical Assistant is $36,659 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Medical Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 34274 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Medical Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Medical Assistant in United States is $51,115 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Assistant in United States is $26,292 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.