How much does a Medical Assistant make?

Updated Oct 21, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$37,165 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,938 salaries

$29K

Low

$37K

Average

$48K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

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

Seniority Levels

L2
Medical Assistant$37,165 /yr
L3
Senior Medical Assistant$41,390 /yr
Career Path

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Medical Assistant

$38,646

 /yr
Range: $30K - $71K
279 salaries
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$30K

$71K

$29,774 - $71,362 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

$36,236

 /yr
Range: $32K - $51K

$32K

$51K

$31,565 - $51,041 Range

Concentra
3.1

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

$23

 /hr
Range: $11 - $36

$11

$36

$11 - $36 Range

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National Staffing Solutions
4.3

National Staffing Solutions

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $14 - $34

$14

$34

$14 - $34 Range

CITYMD
3.2

CITYMD

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 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

Northside Hospital
4.4

Northside Hospital

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $25

$13

$25

$13 - $25 Range

Dignity Health
3.8

Dignity Health

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $30

$16

$30

$16 - $30 Range

U.S. Dermatology Partners
3.2

U.S. Dermatology Partners

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $9 - $22

$9

$22

$9 - $22 Range

UCHealth
3.9

UCHealth

Medical Assistant

$38,281

 /yr
Range: $28K - $53K

$28K

$53K

$27,943 - $53,060 Range

NYU Langone Health
4

NYU Langone Health

Medical Assistant

$49,415

 /yr
Range: $39K - $60K

$39K

$60K

$38,645 - $59,755 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

Providence
3.7

Providence

Medical Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $28

$15

$28

$15 - $28 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.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$16
hourly
A Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in the Harrisburg, PA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Harrisburg, PA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
$20
hourly
A Covid-19 Contact Tracer in the Grand Junction, CO Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Grand Junction, CO Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Government
$20
hourly
A Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$18
hourly
A Medical Assistant in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
A Medical Assistant in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
A Certified Medical Assistant in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$20
hourly
A Certified Medical Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private