Certified medical assistant

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How much does a Certified Medical Assistant make in the United States?

Average base salary
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13.5k salaries reported, updated at Jul 04, 2020
$15.21
per hour
The average salary for a certified medical assistant is $15.21 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Where can a Certified Medical Assistant earn more?

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Certification categories:
Top certification
Salary
Job openings
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Epic Certification
+32.09%
5Company icon
Medical Technologist
+14.28%
1,452Company icon
Certified Phlebotomy Technician
+10.31%
285Company icon
CCMA Certification
+8.48%
949Company icon
BLS Certification
+10.87%
2,475Company icon
Top skill
Salary
Job openings
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Acute Care
+21.17%
177Company icon
Pediatrics Experience
+5.65%
191Company icon
Medical Records
+13.95%
93Company icon
Epic
+10.33%
344Company icon
Data Collection
+8.37%
177Company icon
License categories:
Top license
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RN
+13.25%
95 jobs
315Company icon
LPN
+6.92%
475 jobs
1,285Company icon
LVN
+8.49%
46 jobs
105Company icon
APRN
+18.89%
4 jobs
10Company icon
Specialty categories:
Top specialty
Salary
Job openings
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Pulmonology
+11.01%
115 jobs
323Company icon
Dermatology
+8.74%
240 jobs
377Company icon
Pediatrics
+6.78%
373 jobs
737Company icon
Medical-Surgical
+6.92%
47 jobs
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Most common benefits for Certified Medical Assistants

  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • 401(k) matching
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible schedule

Salary satisfaction

Based on 669 ratings

36% of Certified medical assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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