How much does a Medical Assistant make?

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$36,509 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,870 salaries

$28K

Low

$37K

Average

$47K

High

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The national average salary for Medical Assistant is $36,509 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Medical Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3870 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Medical Assistant$36,509 /yr
L3
Senior Medical Assistant$40,676 /yr
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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Medical Assistant

$37,904

 /yr
Range: $29K - $70K
278 salaries
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$29K

$70K

$29,244 - $70,091 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $12 - $35

$12

$35

$12 - $35 Range

Planned Parenthood
3.6

Planned Parenthood

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $27

$12

$27

$12 - $27 Range

Optum
3.7

Optum

Medical Assistant

$35,619

 /yr
Range: $32K - $50K

$32K

$50K

$31,759 - $50,132 Range

Concentra
3.2

Concentra

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $11 - $21

$11

$21

$11 - $21 Range

National Staffing Solutions
4.1

National Staffing Solutions

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Sutter Health
3.9

Sutter Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $11 - $36

$11

$36

$11 - $36 Range

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Ascension
3.5

Ascension

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $22

$12

$22

$12 - $22 Range

CITYMD
3.3

CITYMD

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

U.S. Dermatology Partners
3.3

U.S. Dermatology Partners

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $8 - $21

$8

$21

$8 - $21 Range

Cleveland Clinic
3.9

Cleveland Clinic

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $24

$12

$24

$12 - $24 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $14 - $33

$14

$33

$14 - $33 Range

UCHealth
4

UCHealth

Medical Assistant

$37,599

 /yr
Range: $27K - $52K

$27K

$52K

$27,446 - $52,115 Range

Oak Street Health
3.8

Oak Street Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

Dignity Health
3.8

Dignity Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $29

$16

$29

$16 - $29 Range

Northside Hospital
4.4

Northside Hospital

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $23

$14

$23

$14 - $23 Range

NYU Langone Health
4

NYU Langone Health

Medical Assistant

$48,611

 /yr
Range: $41K - $59K

$41K

$59K

$41,386 - $58,691 Range

Northwell Health
4.1

Northwell Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $27

$16

$27

$16 - $27 Range

University Hospitals of Cleveland
3.8

University Hospitals of Cleveland

Medical Assistant

$45,955

 /yr
Range: $27K - $52K

$27K

$52K

$26,831 - $52,221 Range

Providence
3.7

Providence

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /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 $36,509 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Medical Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3870 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Medical Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Medical Assistant in United States is $47,314 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Assistant in United States is $28,172 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.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent medical assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$13
hourly
A Certified Medical Assistant in the Fayetteville, NC Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fayetteville, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$16
hourly
A Medical Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Medical Assistant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Screener in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$20
hourly
A Medical Assistant in the Charlottesville, VA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charlottesville, VA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$16
hourly
A Medical Assistant in the Pensacola, FL Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Pensacola, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$35
hourly
A Medical Assistant in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital